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January 23, 2009
Romios Announces Appointment of New C.F.O. and Grant of Stock Options

Romios Gold Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RG) is pleased to announce that Mr. Errol Farr has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer ("C.F.O.") of the Company and has been granted an option to purchase 250,000 common shares in the capital of the Company. This option is exercisable at a price of $0.15 per share for a period of five years, subject to vesting provisions. The appointment of Mr. Farr as C.F.O. and the grant of the option to him are subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.

In addition, the Company also granted an option to purchase 500,000 common shares in the capital of the Company to Mr. Tom Drivas, President and C.E.O. of the Company, exercisable at a price of $0.15 per share for a period of five years and an option to purchase 100,000 common shares in the capital of the Company to Stephen Maher, a consultant to the Company at $0.15 per share for a period of three years for his continued service as a consultant to the Company.

Mr. Farr is a seasoned executive with expertise in finance, accounting and operations. With over thirteen years of experience with publicly listed junior mining companies, he has worked as CFO with Adex Mining Inc., Tribute Minerals Inc., MagIndustries Corp., and Dumont Nickel, and others, as well as on numerous consulting assignments. Mr. Farr studied at Queen's University and received his CMA designation in 1990 as well as recently completing the Ivey Executive Development Program. 

Mr. Errol Farr replaces Mr. Doug Bolton as C.F.O. The directors would like to express their appreciation to Mr. Bolton for his past service.

About Romios Gold Resources Inc.

Romios Gold Resources Inc., a progressive Canadian mineral exploration company established in 1995, is headquartered in Toronto and is actively engaged in precious and base metal exploration across North America with a primary focus on gold, silver and copper. Romios has significant property interests in British Columbia, Ontario and Nevada. The Company has undertaken extensive exploration work on its Galore Creek area properties in British Columbia, which are centrally located between Nova Gold's large gold-copper-silver deposit and Barrick's high grade gold mine at Eskay Creek.

For further information, please contact:

Tom Drivas, President and Director:
(tel) 416-221-4124, (fax) 416-218-9772 or (email) romios@romios.com

Thomas Skimming, Vice President of Exploration and Director:
(tel) 416-444-0900, (fax) 416-444-0586 or (email) tmsk8ing@hotmail.com

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy
of this release.

Exchange Listings and Symbols: TSX-V:RG, NASDAQ OTC:RMIOF, Frankfurt:D4R.

Head Office:
25 Adelaide Street East, Suite 1010
Toronto, ON Canada, M5C 3A1 
Tel: 416-221-4124, Fax: 416 218-9772
Website: www.romios.com 

Contact: Tom Drivas, President
Email Address: romios@romios.com

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