ctr Inc.

ctr Inc.

May 25, 2006 06:00 ET

TRAILBLAZER LEADERSHIP SERIES TO FOCUS ON INNOVATIVE LEADERS

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor TORONTO,ONTARIO, MEDIA ADVISORY--(CCNMatthews - May 25, 2006) - Two chief executive officers with notable track records as innovative leaders will be keynote speakers at the next session in the Trailblazer Leadership Series on June 15. Jos Wintermans, C.E.O. of Cygnal Technologies Corp., and Rocco Rossi, C.E.O. of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, will make feature presentations drawing on their experiences leading companies through rapid changes and transformations.

Mr. Wintermans has been streamlining and restructuring businesses since the 1980s, when he began introducing new concepts at Canadian Tire. A decade later, he restructured Rogers CableSystems Ltd., and then moved on to spearhead the turnaround of construction equipment manufacturer Skyjack Inc. He played a similar role in restructuring the building materials distribution business of the Sodisco-Howden Group before moving to his present position in 2005.

Mr. Rossi has held several key posts in industries facing rapid evolution and technological change. At the Toronto Star, he served as Vice-President, Strategic Planning and New Media, and at Labatt/Interbrew, he faced similar challenges as Vice-President, Interactive Media. He was President and Chief Operating Officer of MGI Software before moving to his present position in 2005.

The Trailblazer Series brings together select groups of executives for intensive sessions exploring various aspects of business leadership. The unique process followed at the sessions combines keynote presentations with moderated panel discussions, and focused dynamic group interactions aimed at achieving rapid learning and key insights.
/For further information: Secondary Contact

Karena Phidd
Vice President
(416)693-5353 ex2
karena@ctr.ca
www.ctr.ca
/ IN: ENERGY, FINANCE, RETAIL, TECHNOLOGY, TELECOMM

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