EDMONTON, Nov. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - ZCL Composites Inc. (TSX:ZCL) (the "Company") today announced that Ron Bachmeier, President & CEO, has made the decision to retire as of March 31, 2018. The Company has engaged Optimum Talent / Conroy Ross Partners to conduct a search for Mr. Bachmeier's successor.
Mr. Bachmeier, 60, will remain in his position as President & CEO of ZCL until March 31, 2018 after which he has agreed to provide transition advisor services until June 30, 2019, to ensure a smooth handover of leadership. Mr. Bachmeier will remain a director of ZCL.
"ZCL has grown dramatically under Ron's guidance since 2012 and we are most grateful that he has positioned the company for ongoing success," said Tony Franceschini, Chairman of the Board.
Added Mr. Bachmeier, "For some time now, I have been receiving treatment for a previously disclosed medical condition that has contributed to my decision. I look forward to continuing to serve ZCL as President & CEO, director and transition advisor. This is a very strong organization, with an exceptional management team, and I have great confidence in ZCL's future."
Mr. Bachmeier was Chief Operating Officer of ZCL's US operations from 2007 until 2008 and COO of all ZCL's operations from 2008 until his appointment as President and CEO in 2012. He was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Minneapolis-based Xerxes Corp., which ZCL acquired in 2007.
About ZCL Composites Inc.
Our mission is to deliver Peace of Mind through corrosion resistant solutions that preserve and protect the environment. More information about ZCL is available on our website at www.zcl.com.
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For further information: Ron Bachmeier, President & CEO, ZCL Composites Inc., (780) 466-6648, [email protected]; Kathy Demuth, Chief Financial Officer, ZCL Composites Inc., (780) 466-6648, [email protected]