TERREBONNE, QC, May 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - ADF GROUP INC. ("ADF" or the "Corporation") (TSX: DRX) leader in the fabrication of steel superstructures, announces today that two of its Board members, Mr. Marc A. Benoît and Mr. Marc Filion, will not stand for re-election to the Corporation's Board of Directors at the Shareholders meeting next June, and they have tendered their resignation as members of the Board of Directors effective May 1st 2015, after serving on the Corporation's Board for several years.
On behalf of ADF Group, Mr. Jean Paschini, Co-Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, wishes to thank Mr. Benoît and Mr. Filion for their implication and the excellent work they have accomplished during the past decade.
Also, ADF Group Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Michèle Desjardins and Mr. Frank Di Tomaso, as independent members of the Corporation's Board of Directors, effective May 1st, 2015.
In addition to her appointment to the Corporation's Board of Directors, Ms Michèle Desjardins is also appointed the Chair of the Compensation, Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee, effective May 1st, 2015. Ms. Desjardins is a Senior Associate at Lansberg Gersick & Associates LLC and is the president and founder of Koby Consulting, a family business management consulting services firm. Ms. Desjardins has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Business Administration from the Laval University. She is a member of the Ordre des administrateurs agréés du Québec, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
The Corporation also appointed Mr. Di Tomaso as Chair of the Audit Committee, effective May 1st, 2015. Mr. Di Tomaso is a Corporate Director. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of Les Ressources Yorbeau Inc., Intertape Polymer Group Inc. and Groupe Birks Inc. He is also a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec since 1972 and member of the Institute of Corporate Directors since 2009. Between 1981 and 2013, he was successively a partner and advisory partner at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton where he also acted as the Managing Partner Audit.
About ADF Group Inc.
ADF Group Inc. is a North American leader in the design and engineering of connections, fabrication, including industrial coating, and installation of complex steel structures, heavy steel built-ups, as well as in miscellaneous and architectural metals for the non residential construction industry. ADF Group Inc. is one of the few players in the industry capable of handling highly technically complex mega projects on fast-track schedules in the commercial, institutional, industrial and public sectors. The Corporation operates two fabrication plants; one in Canada and one in the United States, as well as a paint shop in the United States.
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For further information: Jean Paschini, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer; Jean-François Boursier, CPA, CA, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone: (450) 965-1911 / 1 (800) 263-7560