EACOM Timber Corporation

EACOM Timber Corporation

August 13, 2009 19:11 ET

EACOM Timber Corporation Announces Appointment of the Honourable John D. Reynolds, P.C. as a Director

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2009) - EACOM Timber Corporation (NEX:ETR.H) announced today that effective August 13, 2009, the Hon. John D. Reynolds, P.C. was appointed as a director of Eacom.

Mr. Reynolds has nearly 40 years of experience at the highest levels of national and provincial government and in a diverse range of cross-border business enterprises. Having served as Minister of Environment for British Columbia, he has practical knowledge of governmental policy involving the interplay between land use, economic development and First Nations issues. Mr. Reynolds understands private and public financing sources for growing businesses through his experience as the president of an American-based venture capital company.

"We are delighted to add the expertise and experience in natural resource sector that Mr. Reynolds will bring to our Board," said Mr. Jeremy Curnock Cook the Chairman of Eacom. "Mr. Reynolds has a wealth of knowledge and experience and we believe that he will be a tremendous asset to Eacom as we look to strategies for growth in the forestry sector."

"Mr. Reynolds is a valuable addition to our Board and I look forward to working with him," commented Mr. Rick Doman, President and CEO of Eacom.

"I believe Eacom has a strong management team and is poised to take advantage of opportunities in the forestry sector. I am looking forward to working with management as they chart a new course for Eacom," said Mr. Reynolds.

Mr. Reynolds is a senior business executive with substantial experience in venture capital development, consumer products marketing and natural resource development. He is a member of the board of directors for a number of resource companies (both private and public) including Ethoca Limited, Calibre Mining Corp., and Terrane Metals Corp. Mr. Reynolds served as a member of parliament from 1997 to 2006 and 1972 to 1977, including Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition. He was also a member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly from 1983 to 1991 including Speaker of the House and Minister of the Environment. Mr. Reynolds was appointed to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada in February 2006 and he is the recipient of the Queen's Medal for both the Golden (2002) and Silver (1977) Jubilee, for significant contribution to his fellow Canadians.

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