Robex appointment of Alexander Platt

    MONTREAL, March 13 /CNW Telbec/ - Robex Resources Inc (TSX-V: RBX) - It
is with regret that Robex announces the resignation of Henri Maire as a
director. His professional engagements in other parts of the world have
restricted his time available for the Company. Robex wishes him great success
in his activities.
    It is with pleasure that the Board of Directors of Robex welcomes the
appointment of Alexander H. Platt as a director, filling the vacancy left by
the resignation of Henri Maire.
    Alexander H. Platt is the Executive Vice-President of Projects
International where he serves as General Manager, working with clients on
issues of international market access and finance. He has extensive experience
on a wide range of international economic policy, trade, market access, and
commercial issues, notably in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the former
Soviet Union.
    Mr. Platt received his law degree cum laude from Bowdoin College in 1977.
As a Rotary International Fellow he studied international relations at the
University Institute of Higher International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland
from 1978 to 1979 and received his Doctorate in Jurisprudence in 1980 from the
Columbia University School of Law. He is a member of the Council on Foreign
Relations and a member of the District of Columbia and the New York Bars.
    After lawschool, from 1980 to 1981, he served as a law clerk to Judge
Leonard P. Moore of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in
New York.
    From 1981 to 1983, Mr. Platt was an Associate in The Corporate Finance
Department of the First Boston Corporation, an Associate General Counsel in
the Office of the United States Trade Representative from 1983 to 1985 and
Acting Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Congressional Affairs in 1985.
From 1985 until 1987 he served as Director of International Economic Affairs
on the staff of the National Security Council. From 1988 to 1989 he was
General Counsel of the National Economic Commission, a bipartisan body
established by Congress to examine ways to reduce the federal budget deficit.
    From 1989 to 1996 Mr Platt was a Partner in an international law firm
where he headed the firm's International Financial Institutions Practice Group
and specialized in international economic and trade matters. His work for
clients involved assisting major U.S. and international companies achieve
their objectives in U.S. and foreign markets. He has had particular experience
on policy and commercial matters worldwide.

    Robex is active in gold exploration in Mali. Its growth potential is
based on the quality of its team and of its projects as well as on its
objective of creating value for its shareholders. This release and the
information contained herein have been verified by Jean Demers, P.Geo and
qualified person. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not
accept responsibility for the accuracy of this release.

For further information:

For further information: Jean Demers, P. geo, President & CEO,, (514) 979-9400; Marie-Claude Poitras, Communications,, (418) 870-1482; ROBEX Resources inc, (418) 877-6411,
Fax: (418) 877-8033,

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