Western Canadian Coal Corp.
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Western Canadian Coal Corp.

April 06, 2006 09:00 ET

Western Canadian Coal Appoints Vice President, Marketing and Business Development

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2006) - Western Canadian Coal Corp. (TSX:WTN)(TSX:WTN.DB)(AIM:WTN) ("WCCC" or the "Company") - Mr. Gary K. Livingstone, President and CEO, is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Brent, as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development effective April 5, 2006. Mr. Brent will be responsible for coordinating the Company's marketing efforts as well as identifying and developing other strategic business opportunities. He will also retain responsibility for transportation, a critical component in maintaining WCCC's cost competitiveness.

Mr. Brent has over 25 years experience in marketing, most recently as WCCC's Director of Commercial Development. Prior to joining the Company, he was Vice President, Marketing at BC Rail. Mr. Brent's experience in the 80s and 90s included marketing and business development roles with Canadian Pacific Railway and Ford Motor Company as well as consulting assignments in Canada's coal and transportation industries.

WESTERN CANADIAN COAL CORP.

Gary K. Livingstone, President and Chief Executive Officer

Contact Information

  • Western Canadian Coal Corp.
    Gary K. Livingstone
    President & CEO
    (604) 608-2692
    or
    Western Canadian Coal Corp.
    Fausto Taddei
    CFO & Corporate Secretary
    (604) 608-2692
    (604) 629-0075 (FAX)
    info@westerncoal.com
    www.westerncoal.com