Newton Energy Corporation

June 05, 2009 09:25 ET

Newton Energy Corporation Announces Directors and Officers

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 5, 2009) - Newton Energy Corporation (the "Company" or "Newton") is pleased to announce that all matters placed before meeting of shareholders of the Company held on June 4, 2009 were passed. Michael J. Frey, Merv Chia, Thomas Milne, Bruce Williams and Christopher Hopkins are returning as directors of Newton and the directors welcome Richard Schmitt as a new director of the Company. In conjunction with his appointment as a director, the Company has granted to Mr. Schmitt an option to purchase a 120,000 common shares of the Company at $0.20 per share for a period of five years on similar terms and conditions as the options granted previously to other directors of the Company. Subsequent to the shareholders meeting, the directors appointed the following officers:



Thomas Milne as Executive Chairman;
Michael J. Frey as President and Chief Operating Officer; and
Barry Sadrehashemi as Vice-President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and
Secretary.


ADVISORY:

Except for the historical and present factual information contained herein, the matters set forth in this news release, including words such as "expects", "projects", "plans", "anticipates", and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements that represents management of Newton's internal projections, expectations or beliefs concerning, among other things, future operating results and various components thereof or the economic performance of Newton. The projections, estimates and beliefs contained in such forward-looking statements necessarily involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause Newton's actual performance and financial results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future performance or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, those described in Newton's filings with the Canadian securities authorities. Accordingly, holders of Newton's shares and potential investors are cautioned that events or circumstances could cause results to differ materially from those predicted. Newton disclaims any responsibility to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable securities legislation.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Newton Energy Corporation
    Michael Frey
    President and COO
    (403) 410-3826
    Email: michael@newtonenergy.ca
    or
    Newton Energy Corporation
    200, 638 - 11th Avenue SW
    Calgary, Alberta T2R 0E2