Nizar J. Somji becomes president & CEO of Matrikon Inc.



    EDMONTON, June 5 /CNW/ - Matrikon (TSX:MTK) announced today that Amin
Rawji has stepped down as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and has
resigned as a member of Matrikon's board of directors effective immediately.
    Company founder Nizar J. Somji will resume the role of President and CEO.
As Nizar is currently interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Matrikon will
begin to actively search for a permanent CFO.
    "We thank Amin for his significant contributions to Matrikon's growth and
success over the past 12 years," said Somji. "Amin played an instrumental role
in establishing Matrikon as an international leader in the industrial
intelligence space. We wish him continued success."
    Amin Rawji stated: "I want to thank my colleagues at Matrikon and, in
particular, Nizar for their support over the years. Together we have built a
strong company that can only become stronger in the coming years."

    Conference Call Wednesday, June 6 at 9:00 am Eastern

    Matrikon President and CEO Nizar J. Somji will hold a conference call
tomorrow morning at 9:00 am Eastern time (7:00 am Mountain time). To
participate live, call 416-644-3414 in the Toronto area and 1-800-732-9307 for
all other areas.
    A replay will be available until midnight on Wednesday, June 13, 2007. To
access the playback service, please dial 416-640-1917 in Toronto or
1-877-289-8525 elsewhere, passcode 21235545 followed by the pound sign.
    The call will also be webcast at:
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=1899480

    About Matrikon

    Matrikon (www.matrikon.com) is a leading provider of industrial
intelligence solutions that enable manufacturing plants to achieve operational
excellence by transforming production data into knowledge to predict and
prevent problems and optimize operations. Matrikon's customers achieve agile
operations through the combination of external market and plant data to make
informed, intelligent decisions in real-time. With offices in major cities
throughout North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and a
global client base including industry leaders in a wide range of process
industries, Matrikon's reach is global.
    Matrikon trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol
MTK.

    Matrikon is a trademark or registered trademark of Matrikon Inc.

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For further information:

For further information: Nicole Sayler, Matrikon Investor Relations,
Phone: (780) 945-4010, nicole.sayler@matrikon.com

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