SHERWOOD PARK, AB, May 20, 2016 /CNW/ - TerraPro Inc. ("TerraPro") is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Shelley to its Board of Directors effective May 19, 2016. Mr. Shelley will fill the current vacancy on TerraPro's Board of Directors resulting in a full board roster of seven members.
Mr. Shelley has over 25 years of experience in senior positions with an extensive background in leadership, strategic planning and implementation, finance, capital markets, investor relations and marketing. He graduated with a B.Comm (Hons) from Queen's University and subsequently obtaining his CGA. Following his studies, Mr. Shelley joined RBC Financial Group and served in various capacities. After 15 years with RBC, Mr. Shelley left to join GE Capital as an executive and officer and, for the next nine years, was responsible for the company's significant growth in Western Canada. Since 2005, Mr. Shelley has been involved in various corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestiture activities both as principal as well as a consultant. He is currently a Director of Petrowest Corporation (TSX: PRW) as well as Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. (TSX-V: AVE).
"Paul will be a great addition to our existing Board given his relevant industry and other board experience. We believe his appointment will further support our objective of maximizing the potential of TerraPro on behalf of all its stakeholders," commented Jim Davis, Chair of the Board of Directors for TerraPro.
About TerraPro Inc.
TerraPro Inc. provides environmental, terrain protection, and remote access solutions including mat sales, rentals, and logistics; earthworks and reclamation services; and surface equipment rentals to a customer base that spans across a wide array of industries. While its primary geographical focus is on Western and Northern Canada, the technology and products it represents are as applicable to similar challenges spanning the globe. TerraPro's industry leading technology, logistics expertise, and collaborative approach to solving its customers' access challenges position it as a preferred supplier for the products and services it provides.
Alliance Trust Company in Calgary, Alberta has been duly appointed as the Transfer Agent and Registrar for the new TerraPro Inc. shares. If you have any questions regarding your shares or related matters, please feel free to contact their Securities Department by email at [email protected] or by telephone at 403-237-6111 or by fax at 403-237-6181. Further information about Alliance Trust Company can be found on their website at www.alliancetrust.ca.
SOURCE TerraPro Inc.
For further information: Jeff Schellenberg, Co-CEO & CFO., Terrapro Inc., #200, Brentwood Professional Place, 48 Brentwood Boulevard, Sherwood Park, AB, 780-449-2091, [email protected], www.terraproinc.com