Charles Alexander takes over as President of Olitra Inc., prepares firm
for strategic growth
("JML") TSX Venture Exchange
MONTREAL, Nov. 8, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - JAG MINES ("JAG") (TSXV: JML) is pleased to announce the naming of Charles Alexander, BSc. Eng., MBA,
as President of its oil and gas subsidiary, Olitra Inc. Mr. Alexander
has been a member of Olitra's board of directors for the past 14
"I am very excited to be at the helm of this growth opportunity, Olitra
possesses tremendous potential for all stakeholders - from the Quebec
regions in which we operate to the shareholders who support us in our
exploration activities. Ultimately, our conventional natural gas discoveries will allow Quebec-based industries to better compete,
reducing Quebec's dependency on imported, more expensive hydrocarbons."
Mr. Alexander goes on to say, "Natural gas will play a critical role in
reducing global green house gas emissions and driving future economic
growth. I want Quebec to be at the fore-front of these opportunities -
with Olitra as a key partner".
Prior to being named Olitra's President, Mr. Alexander held senior
management positions at the steel joist manufacturer CANAM, the private equity firm XLCAP Investments, Nstein Technologies as VP Sales and Marketing, and with IronHorse as President and CEO. Mr.
Alexander began his career working as a Civil Engineer for MONENCO and
TQM pipelines Ltd, followed by Canadian National and Export Development Corporation on large energy projects in Canada
and the Middle East.
Board of Directors
Pierre Gévry, President of les mines J.A.G. and Olitra's Chairman of the
Board, is also pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. François
LeComte to the Olitra board. Mr. LeComte is a member of the Quebec Bar,
teaches environmental law at the University Centre formation
environment at the University of Sherbrooke. He also acts as consultant
in environmental skills development for large companies and as a
business analysis in the banking sector.
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SOURCE Les Mines J.A.G. Ltée
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