EACOM Timber Corporation Announces Senior Management Change

MONTREAL AND VANCOUVER, April 26 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal, Québec and Vancouver, British Columbia - EACOM Timber Corporation (ETR: TSX-V) ("EACOM", or the "Company") announced today the Mr. Jean-François Mérette, President and COO, Eastern Canada has advised that he will be leaving the Company on June 18, 2011 to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Mérette joined the Company on the acquisition of the Domtar forest products business in June of 2010.  Mr. Mérette has agreed to continue on a consulting basis after June 18, 2011 to provide for an orderly transition

"We would like to thank Jean-François for his service and wish him the best on his future endeavours.  He was instrumental in the transition and operation of the business in the last year", said Mr. Rick Doman, President and CEO of EACOM.


EACOM Timber Corporation is a TSX-V listed company. EACOM owns seven sawmills and an equity interest in an eighth sawmill, all located in Eastern Canada, and related tenures. The mills are Timmins, Nairn Centre, Gogama and Ear Falls in Ontario, and Val-d'Or, Ste-Marie and Matagami in Quebec. The equity interest is in the Elk Lake sawmill located in Ontario. The sawmills in Ear Falls, Ontario, and Ste-Marie, Quebec, are currently idled. EACOM also owns one idled mill in Big River, Saskatchewan, a remanufacturing facility and a 50% interest in an "I" joist plant.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the content of this press release. All director and officer appointments are subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

Forward-Looking Statements

All statements in this news release that are not based on historical facts are "forward-looking statements." While management has based any forward-looking statements contained herein on its current expectations, the information on which such expectations were based may change. These forward-looking statements rely on a number of assumptions concerning future events and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, and other factors, many of which are outside of our control that could cause actual results to materially differ from such statements. Such risks, uncertainties, and other factors include, but are not necessarily limited to, those set forth under the captions "Risk Factors" of the Filing Statement dated January 8, 2010 and the current MD&A for EACOM Timber Corporation on file with the Canadian Securities Commissions.

SOURCE EACOM Timber Corporation

For further information:

Marc Girard
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
(514) 848-5133

Media Relations:
Frédéric Bérard
(514) 917-1040

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