REE International Appoints Paul Rutter to Advisory Board

Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Nov 9, 2011) - REE International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: REEI) (the "Company"), a U.S. based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration and production of rare earth elements, announces further expansion of its advisory board with the addition of Paul Rutter, effective immediately.

Tom Mackay, CEO of REE International, stated, "As a former director at Cabot, one of the largest Tantalum brokers in the world, Mr. Rutter adds more than forty years of valuable experience to our team and will play a key role in guiding our mining activities. His unique experience is a perfect match as we continue executing our business plan with the goal of becoming a major power in rare earth metals production."

About REE International, Inc.

REE International, Inc. is a U.S. based mineral exploration company seeking to identify and build an inventory of mineral properties with a primary emphasis on South America. The Company will initially focus on the exploration, mining and sale of tantalum and niobium from their Santa Cruz property located in Venezuela. For more information, please visit our website at

Forward-Looking Statements

This Press Release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements reflect the Company's current beliefs and are based upon information currently available to it. Accordingly, such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or advise in the event of any change, addition or alteration to the information included in this Press Release including such forward-looking statements.

Contact Information:

Tom Mackay
Chief Executive Officer
Ph. (617) 372-3293