RIA Resources Corp. Appoints New Ceo And Director

CALGARY, Sept. 13, 2011 /CNW/ - RIA Resources Corp. ("RIA" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has appointed Neil Wilson, P.Eng as Chief Executive Officer and Director of the Company.

Mr. Wilson has over 17 years of experience in the Canadian oil & gas industry including Reservoir, Exploitation and Production Engineering, and Acquisitions and Divestitures. Formerly VP Engineering with Power Play Resources and Cordero Energy; Senior Engineer with Resolute Energy, Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, Rio Alto Exploration, Cabre Exploration, and PanCanadian Petroleum.  Mr. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering.

The Corporation also announces the resignation of John R. MacMillan, as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of RIA, effective September 6, 2011. Mr. MacMillan will continue as a director of the Corporation. Mr. MacMillan is pursuing other opportunities, and the board of directors would like to thank him for his efforts over the course of his engagement with the Corporation.

In conjunction with Mr. Wilson's appointment, the Corporation granted him 100,000 stock options. The options granted have an exercise price of $0.12, and shall vest: (i) 1/3 within 3 months of the date of grant; (ii) 1/3 within 12 months of the date of grant; and (iii) 1/3 within 18 months of the date of grant. The options granted will have a five year term to expiry.

RIA is a company listed and trading on the TSX Venture Exchange, symbol: RIA.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Ria Resources Corp.

For further information:

Glenn Hamilton
Chief Financial Officer
RIA Resources Corp.
Telephone No. (403) 510-0844

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