BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.
TSX : BQE

BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc.

September 25, 2013 17:00 ET

BioteQ President and CTO to Step Down

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 25, 2013) - BioteQ Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSX:BQE), a leader in industrial wastewater treatment, announced that, due to personal considerations, its President & Chief Technology Officer, David Kratochvil, will step down from his current role as of October 18, 2013. In order to assist the company during the next few months, David will assume a role as a Technical Advisor to the company. In this capacity, David will continue to be a resource for BioteQ's technology development efforts.

Jonathan Wilkinson, BioteQ's Chief Executive Officer stated, "On behalf of the entire company I want to thank David for his twelve years of exemplary service to BioteQ. David has been a key technology leader as well as holding several senior executive roles within the organization and has, most recently, been responsible for working to embed within the organization an enhanced spirit of innovation. While we will miss David in a full time role with the Company, we are pleased that David will assist the company during this period of transition."

BioteQ Corporate Profile

BioteQ is an innovative clean technology leader in global industrial water treatment, serving the mining and energy markets. The company's proven technologies have been applied at sites around the world to recover dissolved metals and remove sulphate, producing clean water and eliminating residual waste. BioteQ is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada and trades on the TSX under the symbol BQE. Please visit our website at www.bioteq.ca for additional information.

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