APPOINTMENT OF STEPHEN M. ZEMAITATIS JR. AS EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT - RIGGS DISTLER & COMPANY, INC.

DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, Jan. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - CVTech Group Inc. ("CVTech" or "the Corporation") (TSX: CVT) today announced the appointment of Stephen M. Zemaitatis Jr. as Executive Vice-President - Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. ("Riggs Distler"). Mr. Zemaitatis joined Riggs Distler in 1998 as project manager and had been Vice-President Overhead Utilities since 2006. He succeeds to Mr. Leo Sniger who will retire at the end of the current month.

"Stephen M. Zemaitatis Jr.'s efforts and commitment make him a prime candidate to assume the responsibilities and meet the challenges of achieving Riggs Distler's strategic objectives. Management of CVTech offers him sincere congratulations and lends him full support," said Alain Gagné, Chief Operating Officer - Energy segment of CVTech.

OVERVIEW OF THE CORPORATION
CVTech is a management company operating in two major sectors. Through Thirau ltée and its subsidiary Thirau LLC, the Corporation provides services to the electric power industry for the construction and maintenance of transmission and distribution lines primarily in Quebec and the eastern United States. Thirau ltée's subsidiary J.J.L. Déboisement inc. specializes in control of vegetation surrounding power lines and in clearing rights of way. Thirau LLC's wholly owned subsidiary Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. is a leading provider of maintenance and construction services to the utility and heavy industrial markets. In the CVT systems and related products segment, the Corporation, through CVTech-IBC Inc., designs, manufactures and sells continuously variable power transmission systems, or CVTs. CVTech-AAB specializes in rebuilding crankshafts and cylinders and in distributing engine parts.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This document may contain forward-looking statements that reflect management's current beliefs regarding future events. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of factors and include risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from forecast results. Management has no obligation beyond what is required under the law to update or revise forward-looking statements pursuant to new information or future events.

Further information regarding CVTech is available in the SEDAR database and on the Corporation's website at: www.cvtech.ca.

SOURCE CVTECH GROUP INC.

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Source: CVTech Group Inc.
Contacts:
André Laramée, MBA   
President and Chief Executive Officer   
819-479-7771    
a.laramee@cvtech.ca   
Mario Trahan, CMA  
Chief Financial Officer   
819-479-7771    
m.trahan@cvtech.ca   
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Martin Goulet, CFA
514-731-0000
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