Oakridge Announces Hiring of Financial Controller

MELBOURNE, Fla., Oct. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:OGES) is pleased to announce the addition of Karen Jackson as Financial Controller effective October 1. Ms. Jackson brings more than 20 years financial accounting and controller experience to the Oakridge team.

"We are delighted to welcome Ms. Jackson to Oakridge. She will be working with Chief Financial Officer Ms. Tami Tharp to help us to enhance all our required controls and processes to underpin our anticipated rapid growth over the next 18 months and move to the main board of NASDAQ," said OGES Executive Chairman and CEO, Steve Barber. "Our organization has now added significant strength to our financial accounting department. In addition to adding strength to accounting, Ms. Jackson is another new hire in our mission statement of on-shoring jobs and manufacturing back to the USA by providing the market with Made In the USA product instead of having to rely on imported products."

With the addition of Ms. Jackson, the employment at Oakridge Global Energy Solutions is now at 36 full time employees. This continued growth is part of the ramp up as the entire organization is developing alongside the Oakridge Global Energy Solutions product line.

"We have known Ms. Jackson for some time and have been quite impressed with her professionalism and work ethic," says Ms. Suzanna Barber, Oakridge Vice President of Corporate Communications and Strategic Marketing. "By combining Ms. Jackson's strengths as Financial Controller to Ms. Tharp's strengths as Chief Financial Officer, we have a very solid organization to go forward."

About Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc.

Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Inc., is a publicly traded company, trading symbol: OGES on the OTCQB with a market capitalization of approximately USD $ 250,000,000, whose primary business is the development, manufacturing and marketing of energy storage products. Additional information can be accessed on the company's website www.oakg.net.

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CONTACT: Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. www.oakg.net 3520 Dixie Highway, NE Palm Bay, 32905, Florida, USA Ph: (321) 610-7959

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