PharmEng International Inc.

PharmEng International Inc.

August 09, 2007 13:21 ET

PharmEng Names David G. Leonard as President Keata Pharma

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 9, 2007) - PharmEng International Inc. ("PharmEng") (TSX VENTURE:PII), a full-service consulting and contract manufacturing company, is pleased to announce that David G. Leonard is appointed the Keata Pharma President for the Sydney and Perth manufacturing sites. David will succeed Bernie Boudreau who will assume the new role as the Vice President of Corporate Development and Legal Affairs of PharmEng. Keata Pharma is a wholly owned subsidiary of ParmEng with manufacturing facilities in Perth, Ontario and new facilities in Sydney, Nova Scotia scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of this year.

David has held numerous senior roles in the manufacturing sector from large multinationals to medium and small privately owned companies. Prior to joining PharmEng, David held key operations and business development positions with another contract manufacturing company. David obtained his undergraduate engineering degree from Lakehead University, an MBA from Queen's School of Business and is a member in good standing with the Professional Engineers of Ontario and the Certified Management Accountants of Ontario.

"PharmEng is fortunate to have David as part of the executive team with the main responsibility to advance the contract manufacturing business for Keata Pharma", said Alan Kwong, CEO of PharmEng International Inc.

About PharmEng International Inc.

PharmEng International Inc., headquartered in Toronto, Canada, is a full-service consulting and contract manufacturing company that serves the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries in North America and internationally. Consulting services include project management, engineering, GMP, validation, calibration, regulatory compliance and certified training. Contract manufacturing includes pharmaceutical support, formulation development, laboratory testing, and finished solid dosage and liquid products. PharmEng's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol PII. For more information about PharmEng, please visit the Company's website at


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  • PharmEng International Inc.
    Bert Loveless
    Chief Financial Officer
    (905) 415-3922 x 107