Marsulex appoints Keith D. McLeod to new position of Senior Vice President, Operations



    TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - Marsulex Inc. (TSX: MLX) today announced the
appointment of Keith D. McLeod as Senior Vice President, Operations, effective
immediately.
    Mr. McLeod most recently served as Senior Vice President, Operations for
a large Canadian chemical producer with Canadian and international operations,
where he worked for more than six years leading the operational functions
including manufacturing, engineering & construction, energy, and procurement.
Previously, Mr. McLeod worked for another major chemicals manufacturer for
more than 18 years in various North American assignments. He is a Professional
Engineer, and received a Bachelor of Science with Distinction in 1975 and a
Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1980 from the University of
Alberta. He has served as a director of a number of industry associations,
including the Canadian Chemical Producers' Association, and is currently an
independent director of QuestAir Technologies Inc, a public Canadian company.
    Mr. Laurie Tugman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marsulex,
said, "Keith McLeod brings a wealth of experience to Marsulex, and further
strengthens our senior management team. His appointment to this newly created
position reflects the continuing growth of Marsulex and our commitment to
operational excellence. Keith's extensive North American experience and solid
track record of operating safe, reliable and efficient facilities make him an
excellent choice for this new role at Marsulex as we pursue our growth
objectives."
    Marsulex, which is based in Toronto, Ontario, is a leading provider of
industrial services, including environmental compliance solutions for air
quality control, processing or handling of industrial by-products or waste
streams, and is a producer and marketer of sulphur-based industrial chemicals.
The Company's services and products are provided to a broad base of industrial
customers in a wide range of industries. Website: www.marsulex.com

    This news release may contain forward-looking statements. These
statements are based on current views and expectations that are subject to
risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict, including
risks, uncertainties relating to the Company's growth and profitability.
    Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any
forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future
developments or otherwise. Additional information identifying risks,
uncertainties and assumptions is contained in the Company's filings with the
securities regulatory authorities, which are available at www.sedar.com.

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For further information:

For further information: Laurie Tugman, President and CEO, Tel: (416)
496-4157

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