Pro-Trans Ventures Inc.

November 14, 2011 17:51 ET

Pro-Trans Ventures Inc. Appoints President and CEO

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 14, 2011) -

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Pro-Trans Ventures Inc. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:PVI) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Murray as the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation. Mr. Murray has assumed the President and Chief Executive Officer duties from Russel Marcoux, who has resigned as the President and Chief Executive Officer but remains a director. Mr. Murray will begin his full time employment with the Corporation on December 1, 2011.

Mr. Murray has worked in the bulk transportation industry for over thirty years, most recently as President of a major western Canada transportation organization. He has significant experience with all aspects of bulk handling logistics including rail, truck and intermodal storage facilities. Mr. Murray attended Simon Fraser University, where he obtained his Commerce degree in 1979. He has also completed the Advanced Executive Program at Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University.

"The board of directors is very pleased and excited to have Mr. Murray join Pro-Trans as the new President and Chief Executive Officer", stated Russel Marcoux. "Mr. Murray brings a wealth of experience with respect to the transportation industry to Pro-Trans. This experience makes him ideally qualified to lead Pro-Trans to achieve its full potential as a leader in specialized transportation services", he added.

Pursuant to Mr. Murray's appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, the Corporation has issued 250,000 common shares in the capital of the Corporation to Mr. Murray ("Common Shares"). These Common Shares have been deposited in escrow pursuant to the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSX-V").

The board of directors of the Corporation would like to thank Mr. Marcoux for his outstanding contribution as an executive officer of the Corporation and looks forward to his continued involvement as a director of the Corporation.

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Contact Information

  • Pro-Trans Ventures Inc.
    Brian Murray
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (306) 664-1413