WOODBRIDGE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 11, 2017) - Titanium Transportation Group Inc. ("Titanium" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TTR) is pleased to announce that the Company has granted an aggregate of 174,000 stock options to employees, directors and an officer of the Company. The options were granted as part of Titanium's long term incentive stock option plan and include 35,000 stock options granted to 6 senior employees involved in operational management and acquisitions.
Each option entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $1.50 for a period of 10 years. Employee stock options vest over a period of six years, with half vesting after three years. Director stock options, which totaled 39,000 stock options, vest over a period of three years, with a third vesting after each completed year.
Mr. Ted Daniel, CEO of Titanium commented: "These options allow us to provide additional long-term incentives for key operational management as we continue to execute our growth strategy."
The option grants were made in accordance with the provisions of the Company's Stock Option Plan and remain subject to approval by the TSXV.
Titanium is a leading asset-based transportation and logistics company servicing Canada and the United States, with approximately 400 power units, over 1,300 trailers and approximately 500 employees and independent owner operators. Titanium provides truckload, dedicated, and cross-border trucking services, freight logistics, and warehousing and distribution to over 1,000 customers. Titanium is a recognized consolidator of asset-based transportation companies in Ontario, having completed eight asset-based trucking acquisitions since 2011. Titanium has also been ranked by PROFIT magazine as one of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies for eight consecutive years.
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