CALGARY, June 2 /CNW/ - Resin Systems Inc. ("RS") (RS - TSX / RSSYF -
OTCBB), a technology innovator that develops advanced composite material
products for infrastructure markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mr. Dimitrios (Jim) Leonidas as chief financial officer.
"Jim is a great addition to our team" said Paul Giannelia, president and
chief executive officer of RS. "We were patient and waited until we were able
to attract the right person for this key position."
Mr. Leonidas possesses excellent leadership skills and vision. He has
more than 17 years of experience in all aspects of corporate finance,
acquisitions and operations. He has held a series of increasingly senior roles
of responsibility within the SNC Lavalin group of global engineering
companies. Over the past several years, he has either led or participated in
over $1 billion of public debt and equity issuances domestically and has held
roles in both finance and operations. He has also led complicated global
business transactions in Asia, Europe and South America.
Prior to joining RS, Mr. Leonidas was the chief financial officer and
corporate secretary of AltaGas Utility Group Inc., (AUI - TSX). He has a
degree in Agricultural Engineering from McGill University and a Graduate
Diploma in Public Accountancy from Concordia University. He is a member of the
Institutes of Chartered Accountancy of Alberta and Ontario.
"Jim's extensive expertise in corporate financial affairs combined with
his operational experience in a global environment will generate instant
impact on our efforts to grow our business" said Mr. Giannelia.
RS is a technology innovator that develops advanced composite material
products for infrastructure markets. These advanced material products are not
only structurally superior to products made with traditional building blocks
of wood, steel or concrete, they are also lighter, more durable and
longer-lasting. The company has entered the global market with its award
winning utility poles and conveyor roller tubes as its two initial products,
and continues to identify a growing list of additional innovative products.
RS designs, engineers and develops its products in-house, while
outsourcing where applicable, its manufacturing and distribution.
For the latest on RS's developments, go to the company's website at
"RStandard" is a trademark of RS.
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Public Relations Coordinator, Tel: (403) 219-8000 Fax: (403) 219-8001, Email: