Northland Resources: Karl-Axel Waplan Appointed President and CEO

1/13/2010, 8:53 AM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
January 13, 2010  The Board of Directors of Northland Resources Inc. (Northland)
is pleased to announce the appointment of Karl-Axel Waplan to the position of
President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.  Mr. Waplan currently
serves as Northland's Executive Vice President, Sweden, overseeing the
development of Northland's Kaunisvaara Iron Ore Project.
"The Board of Northland is very pleased to appoint Karl-Axel as our new
President and CEO.  Karl-Axel has been with the Company since 2008 and has been
instrumental in the development of our key projects.  He is a very experienced
mining executive, having previously held executive positions with Lundin Mining
and Boliden.  He has also worked for other large international iron ore and base
metal companies.  Karl-Axel's profile is perfect for managing a company, moving
towards production, with projects in Sweden and Finland," stated Executive
Chairman Anders Hvide.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
     "Anders Hvide"
NORTHLAND RESOURCES INC.
For More Information, Contact:
Anders Hvide, Executive Chairman, Oslo: Tel. +47 92 88 98 58
Deborah Craig, VP, Northland Resources AB: +46 70 638 43 00
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl
(Norwegian Securities Trading Act)


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