Greenbriar Capital appoints new Chief Financial Officer

TSX.V Symbol: "GRB"
Issued and Outstanding: 11,119,500

VANCOUVER, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Greenbriar Capital Corp. (TSXV: GRB) (OTC: GEBRF) is pleased to announce that Kirsten Thompkins, Chartered Accountant, has joined Greenbriar Capital Corp as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Kirsten Tompkins, CA, brings over eighteen years of accounting and advisory experience through work in public practice and in consulting. Previously Kirsten was at Deloitte & Touche LLP in the area of audit and advisory, specializing in quality assurance.  Through her fifteen years at Deloitte, including three years as a Partner, Kirsten has assisted clients in numerous financings, initial public offerings, acquisition accounting, US filings and continuous disclosure in both Canadian & US markets.  Since 2011, Kirsten has been providing technical accounting advisory and financial reporting consulting services to a number of public and private companies in a variety of industries. Kirsten received her Chartered Accountancy through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.

Jeff Ciachurski, CEO of Greenbriar states, "I am pleased to announce that Kirsten has joined the Greenbriar Capital Corp team as our new CFO, effective Monday, June 10, 2013. Kirsten was a former partner and Deputy Professional Practice Director of Deloitte and has almost 20 years of executive business, finance and accounting experience. In addition to the leadership that will be provided to our team, Kirsten is an active member in the community in education, sports and business.

About Greenbriar Capital Corp.

Greenbriar Capital Corp is a leading developer of renewable energy and sustainable real estate projects. With contracted power sales agreements and key project locations led by a successful industry recognized operating and development team, Greenbriar targets high impact assets directed at accretive shareholder value. 



Jeffrey J. Ciachurski
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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SOURCE: Greenbriar Capital Corp.

For further information:

Jeff Ciachurski, CEO
Greenbriar Capital Corp.
Phone: 604.839.4192


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