Orbite Aluminae Inc.

August 04, 2009 09:01 ET

Orbite Annonces Two New Candidates for the Board, and the Resignation of Two Members

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Aug. 4, 2009) - Exploration Orbite V.S.P.A. Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ORT.A) announces two new candidates for the board of directors ;Mr. Christian Van Houtte, and Mr. Stephane Bertrand.

Christian Van Houtte was until recently the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aluminum Association of Canada, which represents Canadian aluminum producers, a position which he held for 18 years. He previously held various executive positions in the aluminum industry, including that of senior vice-president of the Becancour Smelter (ABI) facility. He has also held senior management positions for a number of major organizations, including Canadair, the Cliche Commission, Northern Telecom and the Societe de developpement de la Baie James.

Stephane Bertrand assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer for the World Energy Congress - Montreal 2010 in November 2007. Between 2003 and 2007, Mr. Bertrand was the Chief of Staff of the Premier of Quebec. His professional responsibilities included close involvement in the development of Quebec's budget and governmental policies. Prior to his role as Chief of Staff, Mr. Bertrand was an executive with Gaz Metro Inc.

These two candidates will be presented to the shareholders for election at Orbite's Annual General Meeting, to be held on August 27th.

"We are very pleased to propose the addition of these qualified and respected candidates to our Board of Directors, as they bring great value to the company's development", stated Richard Boudreault, President of Orbite.

Orbite's Board of Directors would also like to thank Dr. Simon Phaneuf and Mr. Raymond Desrosiers, who are resigning as Directors, for their valued service during the past years.

About Orbite

Exploration Orbite VSPA Inc. is the 100% holder of mineral rights relating to the Grande-Vallee property which consists of over 62 aluminous clay cells covering 3457 hectares, and which is located 32 km north-east of Murdochville, in Gapesie. The Corporation also holds intellectual property rights on a patent pending process for extracting alumina from aluminous argillite.

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