TORONTO, July 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Inc. ("Discovery Air")
announced today the appointment of Michael Grasty to its Board of
Mr. Grasty is a prominent international businessman and lawyer based in
South America. He founded the law firm of Grasty Quintana Majlis & Cia.
in 1987 and is currently its Senior Partner. Mr. Grasty specializes in
corporate matters, regularly advising multi-national companies on their
Chilean investment strategy and providing general legal counsel to
their local subsidiaries. He currently acts as Director and general
representative for various multi-national companies doing business in
Chile, and has been involved in numerous cross-border transactions
spanning several South American countries.
Mr. Grasty is past President of the Chilean-American Chamber of Commerce
("AMCHAM"), the largest bi-national chamber in Chile, and was
responsible for forming AMCHAM's Ethics Committee and AMCHAM's
International Commercial Arbitration Center in conjunction with the
American Arbitration Association. He is currently a Director and the
Secretary of AMCHAM, sits on its Executive Committee and is responsible
for the Legal Committee overseeing intellectual property and energy
A graduate of the Universidad Católica Law School (1981) and Stanford
University (B.A. History ´74), Mr. Grasty is a member of the Chilean
Bar Association, the International Bar Association, The Rocky Mountain
Mineral Law Foundation, and the Circulo Legal de Icare.
Brian Semkowski, Chair of Discovery Air's Board of Directors, stated "We
are very pleased that Michael Grasty has joined the Board. His
knowledge of South American business and international perspective will
add tremendous value to our Board. I am very pleased he has agreed to
join us and am looking forward to working with him."
ABOUT DISCOVERY AIR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES
Discovery Air is a Canadian specialty aviation company operating over
160 aircraft with approximately 850 team members. Its subsidiaries
provide airborne training to the Canadian military, helicopter
operations, air ambulance services, airborne fire services, fixed-wing
air charter services, expediting and logistics support, and a range of
maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, engineering and
Discovery Air's Class A common voting shares and unsecured convertible
debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and
SOURCE: Discovery Air Inc.
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