Cantronic Systems Inc.

Cantronic Systems Inc.

March 04, 2009 10:35 ET

Cantronic Systems Inc.: Kim Oishi Joins Cantronic Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2009) - Cantronic Systems Inc. ("Cantronic" or "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CTS) announced today that Kim Oishi has been appointed to Cantronic's board of directors. Mr. Oishi will also serve on Cantronic's audit committee.

"We are extremely pleased that Kim has joined our board of directors. His long and successful tenure in a number of China-based companies and expertise in corporate finance and business development, coupled with his proven management abilities, will further strengthen the breadth of talent we have on our board," said James Zahn, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cantronic Systems Inc.

Mr. Oishi has more than 15 years experience in financing and advising growth companies, and has served in senior management and board positions on a number of public and private companies. His experience in Asia dates back to the early 1990s and he has a keen interest in the growth potential of China-based companies as they develop links with the North American capital markets. Mr. Oishi is the Senior Vice President Finance & Business Development for Hanwei Energy Services Corp. (TSX:HE), serves as a director of Zongshen PEM Power Systems Inc. (TSX:ZPP) and Grand Power Logistics Group Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GPW), and was formerly a director and President of Hanfeng Evergreen Inc., all four are Canadian companies with operations in China. Mr. Oishi has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia.

About Cantronic

Cantronic manufactures, distributes, and provides training and services in the fields of infrared vision and video security surveillance technologies, specializing in passive and active infrared cameras, infrared illuminators, low light infrared sensitive CCD cameras and long-range night vision surveillance systems for demanding homeland security and surveillance application.

Cantronic, through its US subsidiary QWIP Technologies, Inc. ("QWIPTECH"), holds a worldwide, exclusive license from the California Institute of Technology ("Caltech") to produce and sell infrared detectors and sensors based on Caltech's Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector technology.

Cantronic is a Tier 1 issuer on the TSX-V exchange, trading under the symbol CTS. For further information about Cantronic and QWIPTECH, please visit our websites at and

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