MELFORT, SK, March 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Hodgins Auctioneers (HA:TSXV) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has received consent from the TSX Venture Exchange for the appointment of Grant Hodgins as Chief Executive Officer which appointment will take effect immediately. Barrie Jung will continue as President and Corporate Secretary. Grant's family founded Hodgins Auctioneers in 1957 and he has been directly involved with 30 years of experience as an auctioneer and appraiser. Grant is a graduate auctioneer of the Reisch American College of Auctioneering in Iowa and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan. He has worked with all types of corporate and individual clients from across Canada and the U.S.
The Corporation also intends to propose Grant as a director nominee for election at the next annual meeting of shareholders.
"We are very pleased that Grant will finally take his rightful place as CEO of Hodgins Auctioneers," says Barrie Jung, President of Hodgins Auctioneers.
Hodgins Auctioneers has recently released its 2012 Auction Catalog containing more than 33 scheduled live and online auctions. The auctions span the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta and include prime Alberta farmland and residential real estate as well as a selection of agricultural and construction equipment. This is the 39th annual Auction Catalog produced by the Corporation and will be distributed to more than 125,000 customers.
Headquartered in Melfort, Saskatchewan for more than fifty years, Hodgins is a provider of professional auction services and is renowned for its experienced auctioneers, award-winning promotions, dependable results and commitment to providing the ultimate marketplace for the sale of assets by auction.
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