Westbridge Energy Corporation

Westbridge Energy Corporation

December 02, 2014 09:32 ET

Westbridge Announces Management Appointment

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2014) - Westbridge Energy Corporation (TSX VENTURE:WEB)(OTC PINK:WEGYF)(FRANKFURT:PUQ1) ("Westbridge" or the "Company") reports Mr. Darren Collins has been appointed President and CEO of the Company, effective immediately. Having served as Vice President of Business Development of Westbridge for the past 12 months, Mr. Collins brings the transactional background required for the Company to realize the underlying value of its investments in the US and Namibia and refocus the Company on its projects with the greatest scalability. Mr. Collins previously worked with a number of resource focused advisory firms and corporate issuers in the US, Canada and the United Kingdom and will assume responsibility for the strategic direction, administration and partner relationships of the Company going forward. He holds a degree in finance from Dalhousie University.

The board would like to thank Mr. Tosan Omatsola for his contribution to Westbridge and wishes him success in his future endeavors. Mr. Omatsola will remain an advisor to the Company.


In the interest of shareholders and to best position the Company for future growth opportunities, the management team, board and advisors of the Company have agreed to forgo accrued compensation totaling $359,450 as at September 30, 2014. This forgoing of accrued payables positions the Company with an attractive share structure, no debt and cash flow to sustain operations.


Mr. Mark Frewin, Chairman of Westbridge, comments: "I would like to thank Mr. Omatsola for his commitment and valuable contribution during his time at Westbridge and am pleased that he has agreed to remain an advisor to the Company. I would also like to congratulate Mr. Collins on his appointment as President and CEO."

Mr. Darren Collins, President and CEO of Westbridge, comments: "I would like to thank the board for the opportunity lead Westbridge as President and CEO and look forward to refocusing our activities on projects with the greatest return potential."

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