Aldridge Announces Appointment of New President and CEO

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TORONTO, March 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Aldridge Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture: AGM) 
("Aldridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Han 
Ilhan as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective as of April 7, 2014. 
Mr. Ilhan is a highly regarded mining executive with capabilities spanning the 
entire mine life cycle from scoping, exploration, feasibility, licensing & 
permitting, design, construction, supply chain, commissioning, financial 
management, management of operations, maintenance, and reclamation. Mr. Ilhan 
joins Aldridge from an international mining company with operations in Turkey 
where he served as Vice President of Projects and Country Manager of Turkey 
Operations. 
Mr. Ilhan is a professional engineer and earned his Bachelor of Civil 
Engineering from Boğaziçi University in Istanbul, Turkey and Master of 
Geotechnical Engineering at Oregon State University. Prior to his most recent 
position, Han spent 26 years in progressive engineering, management, and 
leadership roles at URS Corporation ("URS"), a leading provider of 
engineering, construction, and technical services for public agencies and 
private sector companies around the world. Mr. Ilhan was most recently the 
Vice President and Director of Global Mining Business at URS, where he 
provided engineering and environmental services to the mining industry in over 
20 countries. His experience includes project identification, evaluation, 
planning, and development, with a strong emphasis on environmental risk 
minimization and sustainable development. His specific technical expertise in 
the mining industry includes engineering, environmental, social risk 
management, and technical planning in the design and construction of heap 
leach facilities, water supply and diversion systems, pollution prevention 
measures, waste storage facilities, and mine closure and reclamation projects. 
"The Board was committed to finding an executive that not only brought 
extensive industry experience with a history of building and operating mines, 
but also had particular expertise with mine development in Turkey. After 
conducting an exhaustive search process, the Special Committee of the Board 
concluded that Han brings a unique skill set to the Company and is ideally 
suited to lead Aldridge through its critical next phases of development," said 
Barry Hildred, Chairman of Aldridge. 
"I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead Aldridge, a company I have 
known and admired for many years," said Mr. Ilhan. "This is an exciting time 
for the Company and I look foreword to working with the management team and 
Board to unlock the significant value of the Yenipazar Project." 
Mr. Ilhan, who is fluent in both Turkish and English, will be based in Ankara, 
Turkey. 
Grant of Options
Upon his appointment, the Company will grant a total of 1,000,000 stock 
options to Mr. Ilhan. The exercise price of the options will be determined 
following the announcement of the Company's Yenipazar Optimization Study, 
which is expected by mid-April. One quarter of the options will vest on the 
grant date, one quarter on the first anniversary, one quarter on the second 
anniversary and the balance on the third anniversary.  They expire in 5 years. 
This grant of options is subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange. 
About Aldridge 
Aldridge is a development stage mining company focused on its wholly owned 
Yenipazar polymetallic VMS Project (Au, Ag, Cu, Pb, Zn) in Turkey, a country 
that is committed to developing its natural resources. Aldridge completed the 
Yenipazar feasibility study and filed the related NI 43-101 compliant 
technical report in May 2013 and is currently advancing the Project on key 
aspects including optimizing the feasibility study and project financing. 
Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements within the 
meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements involve risks, 
uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, 
prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in such 
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release, 
include, but are not limited to, economic performance and future plans and 
objectives of Aldridge. Any number of important factors could cause actual 
results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements as well as 
future results. Although Aldridge believes that the assumptions and factors 
used in making the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance 
should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of 
this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur 
in the disclosed time frames or at all. Aldridge disclaims any intention or 
obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a 
result of new information, future events or otherwise. 
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 news release.
 

SOURCE  Aldridge Minerals Inc. 
Barry Hildred Chairman of the Board (416) 523-3742  
David Carew Director of Corporate Development & Corporate Secretary (416) 
477-6984 
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