VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 30, 2012) - Western Pacific Trust Company (TSX VENTURE:WP) (the "Company") announces that, subject to regulatory approval, Mr. Dat Huynh, CGA, replaces Mr. John van Lochem as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective August 17, 2012.

Mr. Huynh has several years experience in senior financial management positions in a variety of companies, and has a strong background in public company financial reporting.

The Company thanks Mr. van Lochem for his service to the Company, and wishes him well in his future endeavours.

About Western Pacific Trust Company

Western Pacific Trust Company is a non-deposit taking financial corporation. Western Pacific is licensed under the Financial Institutions Act in British Columbia as a Trust Company, and is also registered extra-provincially in Alberta as a non-deposit taking Trust Company.

John de Wit, President & CEO

This news release was prepared by the Board of Directors which is solely responsible for its contents.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information:

Western Pacific Trust Company
604-669-6978 (FAX)