Aldridge Minerals Inc. (“Aldridge”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Hikmet Akin (Ph.D. Eng, P. Geo.) as the President and a director of Aldridge. Dr. Akin has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry and is currently a self-employed consultant. Previously he was the president and chief executive officer of the Uranerz Group, which was one of the largest uranium producers in the world prior to its sale in 1998.