AFG FlameGuard Ltd.

AFG FlameGuard Ltd.

July 31, 2012 14:50 ET

John E. Russell to Join AFG FlameGuard Board of Directors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2012) - AFG FlameGuard Ltd. (CNSX:AFG) ("AFG" or the "Company") is a life safety technology focused company providing innovative fire suppression and prevention products and services. AFG is pleased to announce that John E. Russell has agreed to join the Company's board of directors.

An AFG shareholder, Mr. Russell has been nominated for election to the Company's board of directors at the upcoming Annual Special Meeting to be held on August 28, 2012.

Mr. Russell is the President, CEO and co-founder of J.E. Russell Produce Ltd., one of Canada's leading wholesale distributors of premium produce. In addition to operating his flagship business, John has served on a variety of boards and advisory committees in a number of different capacities. His contributions to the produce industry were recognised in 2001 as he was named "Produce Man of the Year" by the Ontario Produce Marketing Board.

"With over thirty-five years of business experience, Mr. Russell has founded and built one of Canada's largest produce companies. His tremendous marketing, logistics and business knowledge will be extremely valuable to AFG as the Company enters the commercial marketing and distribution phase for its innovative line of fire suppression and prevention products," stated AFG's President and CEO, Thomas Bell.

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