BluMetric Announces New President and Chief Operating Officer

OTTAWA, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - BluMetric Environmental Inc. (TSX-V: BLM), an Ottawa-based cleantech company, today announced the appointment of David Haig as President and Chief Operating Officer.  As the COO, a new position in BluMetric, David will provide oversight of the business development and operations functions of the Company. 

"David's experience provides additional strength to BluMetric's already strong and dynamic management team," said Roger Woeller, CEO.  "David's diverse leadership skills, robust business discipline, and successful track record will benefit all elements of BluMetric.  David will focus primarily on driving improved operational performance while supporting sustainable growth."

For more than 20 years, David has served in various advisory roles, assisting start-up and mid-sized companies with corporate and strategic planning, structuring their complex financial transactions, and overseeing their transition to public reporting entities.  In 2000, following a series of successful merger and acquisition transactions, he partnered with colleagues to create a private equity company, of which he served as Managing Director between 2007-2012.  He has directly managed and participated in nearly two dozen financing transactions and served in a number of interim executive positions, including CFO and CEO.

David has also held senior executive positions with such companies as Bio-Fertilis, Inc. and AgriMarine Holdings Inc. (TSX-V: FSH), and therefore has a depth of experience and contacts in several industries that are fundamental to BluMetric's growth strategy.  In addition to private sector experience, David has served as an economic advisor and consultant for several foreign governments and governmental agencies, as well as a Business Planning Officer and Senior International Affairs Advisor for the Government of Canada.  

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About BluMetric

BluMetric, a cleantech company, delivers sustainable solutions to complex environmental issues.  The Company serves clients in many industrial sectors, and at all levels of government, in Canada and abroad.

BluMetric operates through two groups:

  • Professional Services, providing environmental earth sciences and engineering solutions, including contaminated site remediation, water resource management, industrial hygiene, occupational health & safety, and renewable energy;
  • Water Systems, focussed on design-build and pre-engineered product solutions to industrial/commercial water and wastewater treatment needs.

More information can be obtained at www.blumetric.ca.

Forward-Looking Statements

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein. Some of the statements in this press release, including those relating to the Company's strategies and other statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or that include words such as "expects", "anticipates", "intends", "plans", "believes", "estimates" or similar expressions, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of securities laws. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, the information concerning possible or assumed future results of operations of the Company. These statements are not historical facts but instead represent only the Company's expectations, estimates and projections regarding future events. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this presentation or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by law.

 

SOURCE BluMetric Environmental Inc.

For further information: Roger Woeller, Chief Executive Officer, Tel: (613) 839-3053 x242, Email: rwoeller@blumetric.ca; Robin M. Sundstrom, IRonside Investor Relations, Tel: (647) 822- 8111, Email: robin@ironsideir.com

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