LAVAL, QC, July 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Mercator Transport Group corporation
("Mercator") (TSX-V : GMT) is pleased to announce the appointment of
Mrs. Denise Verreault to Mercator's board of directors. Mrs. Verreault was
appointed on July 26, 2007. You will find hereunder a short description of
Mrs. Denise Verreault career and experience.
Mrs. Denise Verreault, 48, obtained a Bachelor of Education from
Université du Québec à Rimouski, obtained an Honorary Doctorate of Management
from the University of Ottawa, was awarded Knight of the National Order of
Quebec and Member of the Order of Canada. Since 1982, she is Chief Executive
Officer of Groupe Maritime Verreault inc. She holds several positions :
President of Germanischer Lloyd's Canadian Comitee, Director of the
Corporation de soutien au développement technologique des PME, Member of
Lloyds Register's Canadian Comitee, Member of the advisory comitee of
Construction Navale et Maritime Industrielle (CCNMI) and Director of the
Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments (OBSI). Previously,
Mrs. Verreault served as member of various boards and comitees including the
board of directors of the Université du Québec à Rimouski, the board of
directors of Desjardins Insurance for Life, the board of directors of the
Chamber of Commerce of Quebec, the board of directors and Chairman of the
audit comitee of the Société Québécoise de Développement de la Main-d'oeuvre
(SQDM), the board of directors of the Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du
Québec, the board of directors of Air Nova / Air Alliance, the Minister
Advisory Council on Oceans (MACO), the board of directors and Chairman of the
audit comitee of the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation as a
representive of the Federal Government, the board of directors and Chairman of
conduct comitee of Capital Régional et Coopératif Desjardins and the board of
directors of the Hôpital de l'Enfant Jésus' Foundation. Mrs. Verreault
received several awards in recognition of her achievements: Quebec's
Businesswoman of the Year in 1991, 1995, 1999 and 2005 as well as Gala des
500's Job Creation Award for the "Woman Entrepreneur" category in 1998 and
Entrepreneur 2000's Achievement Laureate in October 2000.
Mr. Bernard Mercier, Chairman of Mercator's board of directors, said: "We
are pleased to welcome Mrs. Verreault to Mercator's board of directors. Her
impressive track record combined with the diversity of her experience will be
precious assets in Mercator's progression".
Along with this appointment, Mercator has issued 100 000 stock options to
purchase Mercator's common shares at a price of $0.25 per share to
Mrs. Verreault. These options were issued as of July 26, 2007 and expire in
Mercator specializes in freight forwarding and international logistics.
Mercator offers high value-added services in global supply chain management,
and designs tailor-made solutions. Customer intimacy and commitment
differentiates Mercator in its ability to implement customers' requirements.
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responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
For further information:
For further information: Bernard Mercier, Director and Chairman of the
Board, Mercator Transport Group Corporation, (450) 667-8886