CALGARY, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - MATRRIX Energy Technologies Inc. ("MATRRIX" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: MXX) is pleased to announce that Randy Hawkings has agreed to accept a Management Consulting contract with the Corporation's US division. Mr. Hawkings is a seasoned corporate executive with considerable experience as CEO/President. Most recently, he was consulting for Trinidad Drilling Ltd. ("Trinidad") in the USA, and prior thereto he held the position of Executive Vice President, US Operations for Trinidad. Before the acquisition of CanElson Drilling Inc. ("CanElson") by Trinidad in 2015, Mr. Hawkings was a founder, President and CEO of CanElson. Before CanElson, Mr. Hawkings was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Western Lakota Energy Services Inc. ("Western Lakota"), prior to the sale of Western Lakota to Savanna Energy Services Corp.
Mr. Whitmarsh, Chief Executive Officer & President of MATRRIX, said: "We are very pleased that Mr. Hawkings will be advising the Corporation regarding existing operations and growth strategies. Randy's expertise will be an invaluable asset to MATRRIX as we continue to evaluate opportunities not only in Canada, but in the USA and internationally. Subject to success in his consulting role, the long-term plan is to have Mr. Hawkings join the senior management team of MATRRIX, presuming shareholder returns support expansion into the USA."
MATRRIX is a public company engaged in the provision of horizontal and directional drilling technologies and land based contract drilling rig business for the oil and natural gas industry focused in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The Corporation's common shares are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "MXX".
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SOURCE MATRRIX Energy Technologies Inc.
For further information: Lyle Whitmarsh, President & Chief Executive Officer, MATRRIX Energy Technologies Inc., Tel: (403) 984-5042