Finning International Inc.

Finning International Inc.

July 07, 2010 16:30 ET

Finning Announces Executive Appointments

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 7, 2010) - Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT) -

Finning International is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Fraser as executive vice-president power systems and global business development. Most recently, Mr. Fraser oversaw Finning's U.K. operations as managing director.

Mr. Fraser joined Finning (Canada) in 1979 and has held a variety of positions within the company. In 1994, he was appointed branch manager, Sparwood, and in 1998, general manager, used equipment. In 2000, he became vice president, redistribution for Finning International Inc. He returned to Finning (Canada) in 2001 as vice president, operations and customer relations and was appointed to group vice president, Finning (Canada) in 2003. Mr. Fraser held his most recent role as managing director of our U.K. operations since 2006.

Neil Dickinson will assume leadership of our U.K. operations as managing director, Finning U.K.

Mr. Dickinson has held progressively senior roles since beginning his career with H. Leverton Limited in 1979. He was appointed director, power systems (UK) in 1998 before transferring to Finning International in Vancouver to take on the role of vice president, human resources in 2003. He was appointed to his current position as director, construction for the UK operations in 2006. Mr. Dickinson is a proven business leader who brings a deep understanding of our business, customers, Caterpillar products as well as extensive executive experience to this role.

Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT) is the world's largest Caterpillar equipment dealer delivering unrivalled service to customers since 1933. Finning sells, rents and services equipment and engines to help customers maximize productivity. Headquartered in Vancouver, B.C., the company operates in Western Canada, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, and the United Kingdom.

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  • Finning International Inc.
    Mauk Breukels
    Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (604) 331-4934
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