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Rio Alto Announces Resignation of Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/12/14 -- Rio Alto Mining Limited ("Rio Alto" or "the Company") (TSX:RIO)(NYSE:RIOM)(LMA:RIO)(DBFrankfurt:MS2) announces that Dr. Roger Norwich has resigned from its board of directors for health and personal reasons. Dr. Norwich has been a director of Rio Alto since its inception in June 2009 and most recently served on the Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee.

Klaus Zeitler, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company commented, "Roger has been a key member of the Rio Alto team from inception through to now and has been a significant contributor to the success of our company. The board of Rio Alto sincerely thanks Roger for his contributions during his time with the Company and we all wish him well during his recovery."

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