ZEOX Corporation
TSX VENTURE : ZOX

ZEOX Corporation

January 09, 2008 09:30 ET

ZEOX Appoints Dr. Francis A. Via as Vice President Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 9, 2008) - Mr. LuVerne E.W. Hogg, President and CEO of ZEOX Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ZOX), is very pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Dr. Francis Via as Vice President of Development for the Company effective immediately.

Dr. Via is based in New York and has more than 35 years of industrial experience in market development, R&D and intellectual property. During his career he has held executive management positions at GE, Akzo Nobel Inc. and Stauffer Chemical Company. For the last 8 years he has been associated with Fairfield Resources International Inc. and serves as a consultant for the United States Department of Energy (DOE).

Dr. Via has lead more than a dozen commercial successes with new products and advances in chemical process technology yielding several hundreds of millions of dollars in new markets or cost savings in specialty chemicals, catalysts, petrochemicals, agricultural chemicals, polymers and pharmaceutical intermediates.

Dr. Via has 26 patents and 11 publications. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. from Ohio State University. He is the recipient of numerous awards including two GE awards for technical excellence and productivity. In 1994 he was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The reputation, experience and networks of Dr. Via further strengthen the abilities of the executive team of ZEOX to deal with the upcoming challenges of implementing a fast growing business model. ZEOX will gain valuable business expertise from Dr. Via that will aid in the successful execution of the Company's future business plans.

For a more complete business and financial profile of the Company, management encourages interested parties to view the Company's documents posted on sedar.com.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

LuVerne E.W. Hogg, President & Chief Executive Officer

Legal Notice Regarding Forward Looking-Statements: This news release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements are indicated expectations or intentions. Forward-looking statements in this news release include that the reputation, experience and networks of Mr. Via will be beneficial to the future financial performance of ZEOX. Factors that could cause actual results to be materially different include that the Company may take longer to commercialize than expected, customers may not be able to utilize the Company's products in commercial volume, competitors may provide better or cheaper alternatives and that even if commercialized the Company's products may not provide profits to the Company. Investors are cautioned against placing undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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