ShawCor Ltd. Announces Appointment To The Board Of Directors

    (TSX: SCL.A, SCL.B)

    TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of SHAWCOR LTD. (TSX:
SCL.A, SCL.B) today announced the appointment of Leslie W. J. (Les) Hutchison
to the Board of Directors and to the office of Vice Chair of the Corporation.
This appointment was confirmed at a meeting of the Board on February 19, 2008.
    Mr. Hutchison, a professional engineer, joined ShawCor in 1998, and has
held several senior management positions in both the pipe coating and non-pipe
coating operations of the company, most recently as Senior Vice President,
Bredero Shaw and Vice President & General Manager of Shaw Pipeline Services.
Mr. Hutchison, based in Barbados, is Managing Director of Shaw Global Services
    Mr. Hutchison has held several senior management positions with
international manufacturing companies in Europe as Production Director for
Anderson Strathclyde PLC and Senior Site Director of British Steel Forgings
Ltd., and was appointed by the First Minister of Scotland in 2002 as a
GlobalScot to promote Scotland and its people.

    ShawCor Ltd. is a global energy services company specializing in
technology-based products and services for the pipeline and pipe services and
the petrochemical and industrial markets. The company operates through six
divisions with more than sixty manufacturing and service facilities located
around the world.

For further information:

For further information: ShawCor Ltd., Gary Love, Vice President,
Finance and CFO, Tel: (416) 744-5818, E-mail:, Website:

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