TERREBONNE, QC, Sept. 5, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - ADF GROUP INC. ("ADF" or the "Corporation") (TSX: DRX) is pleased to announce today the appointment of Mr. Tony. Meti as Co-Chairman and Independent Leader to the Corporation's Board of Directors. Mr. Meti is an independent member of ADF Group's Board of Directors since 2008. He is also a member of the Corporation's Audit and Nominating, Compensation and Governance Committees. This appointment aims to distribute the responsibilities of the Chair of the Board of Directors, while ensuring that sound corporate governance practices are maintained.
"We are pleased that Mr. Meti has accepted these new responsibilities", said Mr. Jean Paschini, Co-Chairman of the Corporation's Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. "Mr. Meti will draw on his many years of experience to allow ADF to pursue its growth", concluded Mr. Paschini.
In addition to his new responsibilities at ADF, Mr. Meti is an administrator and a consultant in the financial sector for over 30 years. Between 1985 and 2007, Mr. Meti held executive and top management positions at the National Bank of Canada. Mr. Meti is also member of Saputo Inc. Board of Directors.
About ADF Group Inc.
ADF Group Inc. is a North American leader in the design and engineering of connections, fabrication 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.
This press release contains forward-looking statements reflecting ADF objectives and expectations. These statements are identified by the use of verbs such as "expect" as well as by the use of future or conditional tenses. By their very nature these types of statements involve risks and uncertainty. Consequently, reality may differ from ADF's expectations.
SOURCE: ADF Group Inc.
For further information:
Jean Paschini, Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer
Telephone: (450) 965-1911 / 1 (800) 263-7560
Web Site: www.adfgroup.com