Distinct Appoints New Director


TORONTO, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. ("Distinct" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. Doug Horner has been appointed to the board of directors.

Mr. Horner has held numerous positions with the Government of Alberta, including Deputy Premier, President of the Treasury Board, Senior Advisor to the Premier on Internal and Federal-Provincial Relations, as well as Ministerial portfolios in Finance, Advanced Education and Technology, Innovation, and Agriculture. He has 20 years' experience in international trade and has led many trade and investment missions to emerging markets. His business background includes experience in the banking and agriculture industries. Mr. Horner is currently the Chairman of The Canada Asia Synergy Group, a private organization focused on connecting business and investment between Canada and Asia. Doug also serves as President of Timber Wolf Investment Ltd., an advisory and consulting firm in Canada, specializing in Government relations, management advisory and international trade. Mr. Horner is accredited by the Institute of Canadian Bankers and holds the designation of ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors.

"Distinct is excited that Mr. Horner has agreed to join its board of directors and look forward to working with him as the Company continues its growth," stated Alex Agius, Co-Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "Throughout his career in politics and international trade, Mr. Horner has accumulated a wealth of experience which will benefit and assist the Company as it continues its growth, organically and through acquisitions."

Distinct also announces that Mr. David O'Brien has resigned as a director of the Company to pursue personal interests. Mr. O'Brien will serve as an advisor to the Company's Co-Chief Executive Officers.

"Distinct would like to thank Mr. O'Brien for his contributions to the Company," stated Joe Lanni, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Distinct. "Mr. O'Brien's advice and insights were appreciated as the Company commenced its journey as a public company. Distinct wishes Mr. O'Brien success in his future endeavors."

About Distinct Infrastructure Group:

Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. is a turnkey solutions firm providing design, engineering, construction and maintenance services to telecommunication firms, utilities and government bodies. Distinct's full service suite of offerings includes underground construction, aerial construction, inventory management, and technical services including fibre to the building and home. The Company's head offices are located in Toronto, Ontario, with additional offices in Edmonton, Alberta.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc.

For further information: Manny Bettencourt, Chief Financial Officer, Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc., Email: manny.bettencourt@diginc.ca, Email: public.relations@diginc.ca

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