BURNABY, BC, June 20, 2011 /CNW/ - Canlan Ice Sports Corp.,
industry-leading providers of recreational and leisure multi sport
facilities across North America, announced today that it has appointed
William Bullis and Victor D'Souza as independent directors of the
Company. The appointments are in keeping with the Company's ongoing
commitment to develop and maintain a strong board of directors to
enable it to improve and build upon its corporate governance
foundation. Mr. Bullis also been appointed as Chairman of the
Governance and Nominating Committee and Chairman of the Compensation
Committee. Mr. D'Souza has been appointed a member of the Audit
"We are very pleased to have both Bill and Victor join our board and
complement our current directors," said Grant Ballantyne, Chairman of
Canlan Ice Sports. "Bill brings many years of senior management & CEO
experience in both domestic and international companies. Victor has
extensive senior management experience with public companies in
corporate development and restructuring, as well as a capital markets
background. We look forward to their many contributions in helping us
as continue to grow the Canlan brand."
Mr. Bullis recently retired after 15 years as the CEO of the British
Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA). His extensive management
experience and expertise in member service organizations will be of
great assistance to Canlan, particularly in growing its membership in
leagues and the ASHN/ASHL.
Mr. D'Souza is currently Managing Director of Reignite Capital
Corporation a company that provides management consulting and capital
to Canadian entrepreneurial companies. Mr. D'Souza has more than 18
years of experience as a CEO and CFO of manufacturing companies and
seven years of corporate and investment banking experience.
Previously, Mr. D'Souza was CEO of Polyair Inter Pack Inc, a TSX and
AMEX listed company with multi-plant operations in the US and Canada.
Canlan Ice Sports Corp. is the North American leader in the development,
operations and ownership of multi-purpose recreation and entertainment
facilities. We are the largest private sector owner and operator of
recreational ice sports facilities in North America and currently own
and/or manage 22 facilities in Canada and the United States with 64 ice
surfaces, as well as indoor soccer fields, ball diamonds, curling rinks
and volleyball courts.
Canlan Ice Sports Corp. is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under
the symbol "ICE."
SOURCE Canlan Ice Sports Corp.
For further information:
| Canlan Ice Sports Corp. |
Michael F. Gellard
Senior Vice President & CFO
604 736 9152
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416 815 0700 ext. 253