Big Rock Brewery Income Trust

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust


December 03, 2007 12:51 ET

Big Rock Brewery Income Trust Announces Retirement of Robert Hartley

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2007) - Big Rock Brewery Income Trust (TSX:BR.UN) (the "Trust") wishes to announce the retirement of Robert Hartley as an independent director of Big Rock Brewery Ltd. effective December 3, 2007. Mr. Hartley has served as a director of Big Rock since 1984.

Bob, a native of Saskatchewan, always had a love for the land, farming, horses and cattle. After selling a successful oil company which he founded, he realized his dreams with the purchase of farms and ranches West of High River. Ed McNally, Chairman of Big Rock Brewery, said "He was one of Big Rock's earliest Directors. Like a good farmer, he stayed with Big Rock through the wet and dry years."

The Trust is an unincorporated open-ended limited purpose trust established under the laws of the Province of Alberta. The Trust owns all of the securities of Big Rock Brewery Ltd. ("Big Rock") which entitles the Trust to receive all cash flow available for distribution from the business of Big Rock, after debt service payments, maintenance capital expenditures and other cash requirements.

Big Rock is a regional producer and marketer of premium quality beers, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Big Rock's products are available in draught, bottles and cans. Big Rock also produces or distributes Cider and Cooler products. Big Rock is committed to four business fundamentals:

- consistently brewing distinctive, premium quality beers;

- profitable growth in business operations;

- constantly providing superior, personalized customer services; and

- creating and sustaining strong community relationships.

Big Rock products are marketed in eight provinces and three territories in Canada.

Contact Information

  • Big Rock Brewery Ltd.
    Ken Barbet
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 720-3239
    (403) 236-7523 (FAX)
    Big Rock Brewery Ltd.
    Edward E. McNally
    Chairman of the Board
    (403) 720-3239
    (403) 236-7523 (FAX)