IWG Appoints Mr Malik Talib to its Board of Directors

    BURNABY, BC, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - International Water-Guard Industries Inc.
(IWG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Malik Talib to the company's
Board of Directors.
    Mr Talib is a start-up entrepreneur, devoted to both business and
community development. He has been an officer and director of various private
and public companies engaged in communications and technology, mining,
import/export, real estate development, health care and publishing.
    Malik was a Vancouver tax lawyer with Thorsteinssons in Vancouver when he
launched eXI Wireless (now VeriChip Inc.) in 2000. He has also served as
president and CEO of Corpanada Capital Inc., a venture capital company and
merchant bank. Currently he is the CEO of Cuco Resource Limited, a Mining
company focused on exploration and mining of Copper and Cobalt.
    He also served as a member of the B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation and
was co-chair of the United Way of the lower Mainland, and is in his second
term as President of the Ismaili Council for BC.
    "We look forward to working with Malik, as we further expand our Board of
Directors," said David Fox, IWG's President and CEO. "His legal background and
experience with growth companies and the capital markets will be highly

    International Water-Guard is a Canadian aerospace company focusing on
aircraft potable water treatment and full water system solutions. IWG has
expertise in all aspects of water treatment, and has the products and know-how
to provide high quality water for passengers and crew, and light weight, space
saving solutions for the aircraft operator.

    On behalf of the Board of Directors
    International Water-Guard Industries Inc.

    "David C. Fox"
    President and CEO

    This news release contains certain forward looking statements that
reflect the current views and/ or expectations of IWG with respect to its
performance, business and future events. Such statements are subject to a
number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions, which may cause actual results
to be materially different from those expressed or implied. IWG assumes no
future obligation to update these forward looking statements.

        The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
         responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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For further information:

For further information: International Water-Guard Industries Inc., Unit
One - 3771 North Fraser Way, Burnaby, BC, V5J 5G5, Canada, Tel: (604)
255-5555, 1-800-667-0331, Fax: (604) 255-5685, www.water.aero

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