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July 17, 2013

Ontario Graphite Ltd. Hires Industry Veteran to Expand Sales & Marketing Team

KEARNEY, Ontario (July 17, 2013) - Ontario Graphite Ltd. is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Whiteley as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Mr. Whiteley officially joined the Ontario Graphite team earlier this year.

Mr. Whiteley brings with him nearly two decades of international business development experience with technical products in the industrial, aerospace, military, high-tech, and battery markets. He has worked in the graphite sector for more than 15 years.

"Hiring Chris Whiteley builds on Ontario Graphite's momentum as we prepare to become the next North American graphite project to reach production," said Ellerton Castor, CFO and Chief Administrative Officer of Ontario Graphite. "His international business development expertise will be instrumental in growing our sales channels and market share. We are thrilled to have him on board."

"Chris Whiteley is a proven leader in the graphite industry, and we are delighted to add his extensive sales and marketing experience to our team. His international perspective will help grow our business in key markets and drive brand awareness across North America and around the world," said Michael Coscia, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing of Ontario Graphite.

Mr. Whiteley is a veteran of US Navy Submarine Service. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Texas-Arlington and a Masters in Business Administration in International Business from the University of Houston Victoria, TX.

About Ontario Graphite Limited
Ontario Graphite Ltd. is a privately owned Canadian mining company committed to the responsible re-commissioning and operation of the Kearney Mine. Expected to begin production later this year, the Kearney Mine is the largest confirmed graphite mineral resource in North America and one of the largest individual deposits outside China and North Korea. The Mine is located in Kearney, Ontario, Canada (approximately 300 km north of Toronto).

To learn more about Ontario Graphite Ltd., the Kearney Mine and Chris Whiteley's appointment, please visit

For more information or to speak to a representative from Ontario Graphite Ltd., please contact:

Tom Sargent
Edelman Public Relations
T: 416-849-8930

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