Pro-Trans Ventures Inc.

May 22, 2013 16:44 ET

Pro-Trans Ventures Inc. Announces Resignation of Its President and CEO

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 22, 2013) - Pro-Trans Ventures Inc. ("Pro-Trans" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:PVI) announces that the board of directors of the Corporation (the "Board") has accepted the resignation of Brian Murray as President and Chief Executive Officer effective May 31, 2013 and as a director of the Corporation and operating subsidiaries effective immediately. Darby Kreitz, the Chairman of the Board, will be interim President and Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2013. Mr. Murray has agreed to assist Pro-Trans on a temporary basis to ensure an orderly transition of his responsibilities.

"Brian Murray has resigned from his role as the President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director for personal reasons. On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Brian for his efforts and contributions to advance Pro-Trans and wish him the best in his future endeavors." stated Darby Kreitz.

In addition to being the Chairman of the Board of Pro-Trans, Mr. Kreitz is the founder of Pro-Trans' wholly owned subsidiary Maple Leaf Loading Ltd. and the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Allnorth Consultants Ltd. a multidisciplinary engineering and technical services consulting company with offices across Canada and the United States. Mr Kreitz was appointed to the Board upon the acquisition of Maple Leaf by Pro-Trans.

Pro-Trans has commenced a search process to identify a suitable successor to fill the role of President and Chief Executive Officer on a permanent basis.

About Pro-Trans

Pro-Trans is a Calgary based public corporation listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. The Corporation is actively involved in specialized transportation and logistics services within Western Canada, primarily through it's wholly owned subsidiary, Maple Leaf Loading Ltd., based in Prince George, B.C. Maple Leaf Loading Ltd., a mining support corporation, offers specialized transportation services related to the management, handling and transportation of coal and ore concentrates involved in the mining industry in B.C., Alberta and the Yukon.

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

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