K-Bro Announces Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


EDMONTON, June 1, 2015 /CNW/ - K-Bro Linen Inc. (the "Corporation") announced today that Ms. Kristie Plaquin has been appointed Chief Financial Officer.  Ms. Plaquin has been with the Corporation since 2001 and was the Chief Financial Officer from January 2004 through May 2005 during which time the Company completed its Initial Public Offering and various debt financings.  After stepping away from K-Bro for a year from June 2005 - June 2006, Ms. Plaquin has served as Director of Financial Planning during which time she has played a lead role in all of K-Bro's growth and financing initiatives.  During this time she has worked closely with the CEO, COO, CFO and all of the General Managers.  Ms. Plaquin joined K-Bro from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta and a Chartered Accountant designation.  "We are delighted that Kristie has accepted the position of Chief Financial Officer on a permanent basis.  She was a highly effective CFO for K-Bro before and after our IPO, and she has earned the respect of our entire management team." said Linda McCurdy, President & CEO.  Ms. Plaquin has held the role as Interim Chief Financial Officer since August 2014.


K-Bro is the largest owner and operator of laundry and linen processing facilities in Canada. K-Bro provides a comprehensive range of general linen and operating room linen processing, management and distribution services to healthcare institutions, hotels and other commercial accounts.  K-Bro currently operates eight processing facilities under three distinctive brands, including K-Bro Linen Systems Inc., Buanderie HMR and Les Buanderies Dextraze, in seven Canadian cities: Québec City, Montréal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria.

Additional information regarding the Corporation including required securities filings are available on our website at www.k-brolinen.com and on the Canadian Securities Administrators' website at www.sedar.com; the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval ("SEDAR").

K‑Bro est le plus important propriétaire et exploitant de buanderies au Canada. K‑Bro fournit une gamme étendue de services de buanderie aux établissements de soins de santé, hôtels et autres clients commerciaux. K‑Bro exploite actuellement huit usines sous trois marques distinctives, incluant K-Bro Linen Systems Inc., Buanderie HMR et Les Buanderies Dextraze, dans sept villes canadiennes: Québec, Montréal, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver et Victoria.

Vous pouvez obtenir des renseignements supplémentaires sur la Société, y compris les documents déposés auprès des autorités de réglementation, sur notre site Web, au www.k-brolinen.com et sur le site Web des autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières au www.sedar.com, le site Web du Système électronique de données, d'analyse et de recherche (« SEDAR »).

SOURCE K-Bro Linen Inc.

For further information: Linda McCurdy, President & Chief Executive Officer, K-Bro Linen Inc. (TSX: KBL), Phone: 780.453.5218, Email: inquiries@k-brolinen.com, Web: www.k-brolinen.com


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