ROCKWELL APPOINTS A NEW DIRECTOR
AND STRENGTHENS THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
September 1, 2010, Vancouver, BC – Rockwell Diamonds Inc. (“Rockwell” or the “Company”) (TSXV:
RDI; JSE: RDI; OTCBB: RDIAF) announces changes to its board of directors and new appointments to its
Gary Wu has joined the Board as a Director and will replace Yong Guo who has stepped down from the
Rockwell’s Board to focus on start-up business opportunities in China. William Fisher has also resigned from the
Board of Rockwell to pursue his business interests in the international exploration and mining sector.
Gerhard Jacobs has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer of the Company and Leon Meyer
has joined the Company as the Manager of the Tirisano Project.
Gary Wu studied marketing at the Department of International Marketing, Arizona State University, USA and
obtained an Executive MBA at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA. Mr. Wu is the managing
partner of Godia Capital Partners, one of the first Chinese private equity funds created to focus on investment
opportunities in resource projects in Africa. He has a sound knowledge of the emerging Chinese diamond
manufacturing sector and, over the past year, has done an extensive assessment of mining opportunities in
southern Africa. Mr. Wu was involved in the successful launch and management of Volvo Group, pioneering the
path for Volvo commercial vehicles to play a major role in China, as a leader in improving the brand recognition
for Volvo commercial vehicles and Volvo’s brand rank. He is a scholar and author of several marketing solutions
that have been applied in China, and successfully used his philosophies in marketing in his new venture as the
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of SureAuto Corporation, which was the first and has become the largest
“Big Box” retailer in China’s used car market.
Gerhard Jacobs has a Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Accounting from the North West