SOURCE: BlueBear Networks

March 01, 2007 08:30 ET

BlueBear Expands and Restructures Board of Directors

OTTAWA, ON -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 1, 2007 -- BlueBear Networks International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLBR) announced today additions to its Board of Directors. "We have reached an important milestone in the evolution of the company and need an enhanced board presence," stated Sal Khan, CEO of BlueBear Networks.

To complement BlueBear's products, marketing, and management teams, the Board of Directors has been restructured to include General Jean E. Boyle as Chairman. General Boyle retired as Chief of the Defense Staff (CDS) of Canada's Armed Forces following a distinguished thirty year military career. As CDS he was responsible to the Governor General of Canada for the control, direction, administration and the overall command of the Canadian Forces. General Boyle is an associate of the SPECTRUM Group, a Washington DC consultant firm which specializes in Defense and Homeland Security issues. "I am eager to play a key role with the BlueBear team as they deploy their leading edge solutions to the law enforcement community," cited General Boyle.

Brian Metcalfe -- President of Metcalfe & Associates -- has been appointed as a Director on the board. Brian has held many senior positions within industry and government, including: Philips Electronics N.V. and Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Mr. Metcalfe has long standing relationships with the Canadian Association of Defense and Security Industries, the Ontario Aerospace Council, the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, and Metcalfe & Associates has represented multi-national corporations in the aerospace, defence and security industry sectors.

Sal Khan -- Founder & CEO of BlueBear who was instrumental in setting the strategic direction for the development of BlueBear's law enforcement initiatives -- will remain as a Director on the board and continue as CEO.

About BlueBear Networks International, Inc.

BlueBear Networks International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BLBR) is a Nevada company based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. BlueBear develops and markets the world's first system LACE that automatically processes and categorizes case media-evidence files from seized media information in child exploitation cases. LACE and a companion product, IDLE, can search for, and identify, victims, suspects, & witnesses in police facial images databases located worldwide. For more information, visit

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