Nordex Explosives Ltd.

Nordex Explosives Ltd.

January 08, 2015 12:59 ET

Nordex Explosives Ltd. Announces Appointment of Peter C. Bourgeois to Board of Directors

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 8, 2015) - NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. ("Nordex" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:NXX) Nordex is pleased to announce that Peter C. Bourgeois has been appointed to the Board of Directors, subject to TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") approval. Mr. Bourgeois currently serves as a director and chair of the Board of Circa Enterprises Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the TSXV as well as Tyromer Inc., a privately held company specializing in high-value rubber applications. He has served as a director of the Hudson's Bay Company from 2006 until its sale to NRDC Equity Partners in 2008, and as director and Chair of the Board of Galvanic Applied Sciences Inc., a publicly traded company on the TSXV, from 2007 until it was taken private in 2013, as well as a number of private companies, primarily in the industrial and technology sectors. Mr. Bourgeois was responsible for the packaged explosives division at DuPont Canada Inc. from 1979-1985, during which time he oversaw the aggressive expansion of that division. Following that, he led the expansion of the flooring systems and nylon films businesses at DuPont. From 1989 until 2002, Mr. Bourgeois had operational responsibility for North America with PGI-Fabrene Inc. and PGI-Difco Inc, leading manufacturers of specialty engineered products and high performance industrial textiles.

Jim O'Reilly, the Chair of the Board of Nordex, commented, "We are very pleased to have someone of Peter's caliber join the Board of our company. His explosives market and related industry experiences, as well as his significant experience serving on the boards of private and public companies, are a valuable addition to the Corporation during this exciting growth stage."

About Nordex Explosives

Nordex Explosives Ltd. is a Canadian based manufacturer and distributor of explosives for the mining, quarry and construction industries since 1970. Its manufacturing operations and distribution centre is strategically located in one of the world's largest mining regions near Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Nordex is the exclusive supplier of the "Buttbuster" perimeter control explosive products in Canada.

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