Luxell Announces Appointment of New Vice President Business Development



    TORONTO, Dec. 11 /CNW/ - Luxell Technologies Inc. (TSX:LUX) is pleased to
announce the appointment of Gerard M. Hartley LCol (Ret'd) as Luxell's new
Vice President Business Development.
    Gerard M. Hartley retired from the Canadian Forces in 1996 after a
stellar career with the Canadian Forces. During his career he held positions
with NORAD's Semi-Automated Ground Environment (SAGE) Programming Agency, as
Chief of Space Data and Analysis Branch with US Space Command, as the Canadian
Forces Assistant Deputy Commander for Operations at the 1st Space Wing,
Peterson AFB, Colorado and then as the Canadian Forces Commanding Officer and
Deputy Director NORAD Systems Support Facility (NSSF) at Tyndall AFB, Florida.
His final responsibility in the Canadian Forces was as Wing Commander and Base
Commander, CFB Gander, Newfoundland, a 500 person base.
    Following his retirement, he spent a number of years in the private
sector, holding positions as Managing Director, CAE Shaheen (Pvt) Ltd, a joint
venture aircraft repair and overhaul company in Islamabad, Pakistan and then
as a consultant to Spar Aerospace Limited, which had purchased all of CAE's
aviation interests in 1998 and where he was involved in a number of strategic
expansion activities designed to make Spar a global service provider in the
aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul industry.
    In 2001 Mr. Hartley joined Northrop Grumman Canada as a Senior Marketing
Manager and remained there until Feb 2005. During that period he played an
instrumental role in assisting the company capture several multi million
dollar defense contracts. Since 2005, he has been providing consulting
services to a number of companies working within the defense products
industry, including Luxell.
    As Vice President Business Development, Mr. Hartley will focus on
supporting the implementation of the Company's three year business plan,
customer partnerships and identifying new opportunities within the North
American marketplace.

    About Luxell
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    Luxell designs, manufactures and licenses flat panel display technologies
and product solutions for the aerospace and defense sectors. Luxell is an ISO
certified company. More information can be found at www.luxell.com. (C) Luxell
Technologies Inc., Luxell and Black Layer are trademarks of Luxell
Technologies Inc. All other company and/or product names are trademarks and/or
registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers.
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For further information:

For further information: Luxell Technologies Inc., Simon Dann, Director
Government & Corporate Relations, (905) 363-0325 ext 235, sdann@luxell.com

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