Sorel-Tracy, February 5, 2008 - The President and Chief Executive Officer of Conporec Inc. ("Conporec" or the "Company"), Mr. Jean Beaudoin, announces today the appointment of Mr. Alain Landry, CGA, MBA, as Executive Vice-president and Chief Financial Officer. He will assist Mr. Beaudoin in all the strategic and operational aspects of the company while assuming all the financial responsibilities.
Mr. Landry, 47, joins Conporec with more than 20 years of financial experience gained through increasingly important positions with public companies. He initially held senior finance management positions at Abitibi-Price Inc. and Domtar Inc. Subsequently, he acted as Chief Financial Officer for Hedstrom Corp., Bocenor Group (TSX:GBO) and more recently for Lyrtech Inc. (TSX: LYT).
"Mr. Landry brings relevant experience and strong skills to the financial management of Conporec", declared Mr. Beaudoin. "His demonstrated management skills and expertise in corporate finance and in complex transactions represent an invaluable asset for the company in this period of strong growth", he added. By the same occasion, Mr. Beaudoin wishes to thank Mr. Michel Désaulniers who has acted as interim Vice President Finance. Mr. Désaulniers will reintegrate his functions of controller for the Company.
Conporec inc. develops, owns and operates various patented technologies for the treatment and the recycling of solid waste into valuable resources and energy. The company successfully delivered or is in the process of completing plants in Canada, France, United States and Australia and has also completed about thirty other installations in Canada. Conporec is a socially responsible organization listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) and the Alternext Stock Exchange in Paris.-30-
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