EcoMax Energy Services Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : EES

EcoMax Energy Services Ltd.

May 30, 2006 08:37 ET

EcoMax Announces New President and CEO

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 30, 2006) - EcoMax Energy Services Ltd. (TSX Venture:EES) ("EcoMax") is pleased to announce that Mark Hopkins is the Company's new President and Chief Executive Officer. Mark has been with EcoMax for the past 5 years, most recently as the Company's Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer. Mark graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Commerce degree, holds a Chartered Accountant designation and has 15 years experience in the oilfield supply and service industry in senior financial and operations roles. Prior to joining EcoMax, he was the president of National Oilwell Canada, the Canadian distribution arm of National Oilwell, and previously held senior positions with Dosco Supply and CE Franklin Ltd. Mark replaces Wayne Thomson, who will remain as a director of EcoMax.

James Martin, Chairman of the Board of EcoMax said, "We are pleased that EcoMax has a person with Mark's abilities within the Company. He is an experienced and results-oriented executive. The Board agreed that the leadership and vision Mark has demonstrated and his extensive knowledge of our industry and this Company make him ideally qualified to lead EcoMax.

The Board wishes to thank Wayne Thomson for his contribution as president and CEO for the past two years and are pleased that under his and Mark's leadership the Company's operating results have improved dramatically. EcoMax recorded its first profit in the 2005 fiscal year and, with our record 1st quarter of 2006 has shown year over year growth in sales and earnings in each of the last 6 quarters."

Mr. Hopkins said he is excited by the opportunities for EcoMax. "We have an excellent team in place. Our EcoMax Pump is gaining market acceptance and there are also significant opportunities for growing the valve and BOP businesses and expanding EcoMax in other areas. Our financial performance over the past few quarters has put us in a position to pursue these opportunities. We hope to build on this momentum to continue to grow the Company and generate positive returns for our shareholders."

EcoMax Energy Services Ltd. is an oilfield services company whose product offering includes BOP and valve sales and service solutions to the oil and gas and other industries in Western Canada and the patented EcoMax Chemical Pump.

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