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TSX SYMBOL: TDG
CALGARY, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Trinidad Drilling Ltd. ("Trinidad" or the
"Company") is pleased to announce changes to its management team. Lyle
Whitmarsh, previously Trinidad's President and Chief Executive Officer
will be focusing more specifically on the strategic direction and
management of the Company and moving forward will be the Company's
Chief Executive Officer. Brent Conway, previously Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer has been promoted to the role of
President; and Lesley Bolster, previously Vice President Finance and
Treasurer has been promoted to Trinidad's Chief Financial Officer.
"Our management team at Trinidad has a broad and complementary level of
expertise with many years of experience in the drilling industry,
including both in operations and in corporate and financial matters.
Promoting high performers within Trinidad allows us to reward
excellence while also retaining knowledge and valued skills within the
Company," said Michael Heier, Trinidad's Chairman of the Board. "I look
forward to the continued success of the Company with these changes to
the management team and wish those members well in their new roles."
In addition, Trinidad has made other changes to its management team over
the past few months. Adrian LaChance, previously Chief Operating
Officer, US Drilling and Manufacturing has been promoted to Chief
Operating Officer, US and International Drilling; Jason Clemett,
previously Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing has been promoted
to Trinidad's Chief Operating Officer, Canadian Operations; Darcy
Reinboldt, previously Vice President, Canadian Operational Support has
been promoted to Executive Vice President, US Northern Operations and
Lisa Ciulka, previously Director, Investor Relations has been promoted
to Vice President, Investor Relations.
Trinidad is a growth-oriented corporation that trades on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbol TDG. Trinidad's divisions operate in
the drilling, coring and barge-drilling sectors of the North American
oil and natural gas industry with operations in Canada, the United
States and Mexico. Trinidad is focused on providing modern, reliable,
expertly designed equipment operated by well-trained and experienced
personnel. Trinidad's drilling fleet is one of the most adaptable,
technologically advanced and competitive in the industry.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy the shares in any jurisdiction. The
shares offered will not be and have not been registered under the
United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in
the United States or to a United States person, absent registration, or
an applicable exemption therefrom.
SOURCE Trinidad Drilling Ltd.
For further information:
| Lyle Whitmarsh |
Chief Executive Officer
| Brent Conway |
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| Lisa Ciulka |
Vice President, Investor Relations