Toronto Stock Exchange: ARF; ARF.DB
CONCORD, ON, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Armtec Infrastructure Inc. (TSX: ARF and ARF.DB) ("Armtec" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Jason Redman as President, Drainage Solutions, effective October 21, 2013. The move further strengthens the Company's senior management team with an aim of solidifying Armtec's leading position in the drainage solutions business across Canada. Mr. Redman will report to Mark Anderson, Armtec's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Prior to joining Armtec, Mr. Redman held a number of senior executive positions in growth-driven businesses in the Canadian marketplace. His previous experience includes leadership roles as Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer for Dealfind.com/Teambuy.ca in the Greater Toronto Area, with direct responsibility for operations and financial reporting; as Chief Financial Officer for SiriusXM Canada, the country's leading audio entertainment company; and as Chief Financial Officer for Look Communications Inc., now ONEnergy Inc. Mr. Redman is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and a U.S. Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Business Administration degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois.
"Jason brings to Armtec a wealth of experience and business success gained from driving sustainable performance improvements in a variety of organizations and industries," said Mark Anderson, President & Chief Executive Officer. "He is an excellent addition to our senior management team and I am confident that his leadership of our Drainage Solutions business will play a key role in fortifying Armtec's premier position in the industry and in delivering enhanced service to our customers."
ABOUT ARMTEC INFRASTRUCTURE INC.
Armtec is a manufacturer and marketer of a comprehensive range of infrastructure products and engineered construction solutions for customers in a diverse cross-section of industries that are located in every region of Canada, as well as in selected markets globally. These markets include Canada's national and regional public infrastructure markets and private sector markets in agricultural drainage, commercial building, residential construction and natural resources. Armtec operates through a network of offices and production facilities across the country. Armtec operates in two business units: Drainage Solutions manufactures and markets corrugated high-density polyethylene pipe, corrugated steel pipe and other drainage related products including small bridge structures. Precast Concrete Solutions manufactures and markets highly engineered precast systems such as parking garages, bridges, sport venues and building envelopes as well as standard precast products such as steps, paving stones and utility vaults.
This news release may contain "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, events, performance or achievements of Armtec or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, events, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements typically contain such words or phrases as "aim", "may", "outlook", "objective", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "should", "could", "would", "will", "expect", "believe", "plan" and other similar terminology suggesting future outcomes or events. Forward-looking statements reflect current expectations regarding future results, events, performance and achievements and are based on information currently available to Armtec's management, anticipated operating and financial results of Armtec, and current and anticipated market conditions. Forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions and should not be read as guarantees of future results, events, performance or achievements. Such statements will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such future results, events, performance or achievements will be achieved. You should not unduly rely on forward-looking statements as a number of factors, many of which are beyond the control of Armtec, could cause actual results, events, performance or achievements to differ materially from the results, events, performance or achievements discussed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to the factors discussed in Armtec's materials filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities from time to time. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management of Armtec believes are reasonable assumptions, Armtec cannot assure investors that actual results, events, performance or achievements will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release and, except as required by applicable law, Armtec assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.
RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES
Armtec is subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could have a material adverse effect on Armtec's results of operations, business prospects, financial condition, dividends to shareholders and the trading price of Armtec's shares. These uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to: industry cyclicality; competition; acquisition and expansion risk; capital and liquidity risk; current economic conditions; reduction in demand for products; information management; credit risk; relationships with suppliers; lack of long-term agreements; expiration of rights under license and distribution arrangements; availability and price volatility of raw materials; product liability; intellectual property; reliance on key personnel; labour markets; environmental; collective bargaining; pension plans; currency fluctuations; interest rates; uninsured and underinsured losses; operating hazards; existing legal proceedings; risk of future legal proceedings; securities laws compliance and corporate governance standards; income tax and other taxes; geographical risk; seasonality and adverse weather; change management and geopolitical. Further information about these and other risks and uncertainties can be found in the disclosure documents filed by Armtec Infrastructure Inc. with the securities regulatory authorities, available at www.sedar.com.
SOURCE: Armtec Infrastructure Inc.
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