DRUMMONDVILLE, QC, April 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - CVTech Group Inc. ("CVTech" or "the Corporation") (TSX: CVT) announced today that the Corporation's Board of Directors (the "Board") has approved the appointment of Mr. Jean Rochette as a member of the Board. The appointment, which fills a vacant seat, is effective immediately.
Mr. Rochette has extensive experience in corporate management. He is currently president of Les Produits Neptune Inc., a leading Canadian manufacturer and marketer of bathroom products, and is also a director of that company. In the course of his career, Mr. Rochette has also held the positions of Vice-President and General Manager for MAAX Inc. in North America and of President and General Manager for Ralston Purina in France. He holds an Executive MBA from the Université de Sherbrooke and a certificate from the Collège des Administrateurs de Sociétés (College of Company Directors) of Université Laval. In addition, he was a member of the Board of Directors of Opsens Inc. (TSX Venture Exchange: OPS) from 2006 to 2010.
"On behalf of all Board members, I congratulate Mr. Rochette for his appointment and extend to him a most cordial welcome. His recognized leadership qualities, professionalism and ability to develop a strategic vision make Mr. Rochette a judicious choice. We are enthusiastic at the idea of benefiting from his talent and his experience," said Jacques Joly, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CVTech.
Overview of the Corporation
CVTech is a company operating in the energy sector. The Corporation is a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the public utility and heavy industrial markets mainly in Quebec, Ontario and the eastern United States. Through its subsidiaries, the Corporation provides maintenance and construction services for electricity transmission and distribution networks, substations and electrical power houses, as well as the control of vegetation on rights-of-way for electrical lines.
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