Western Pacific Trust Company

Western Pacific Trust Company

September 23, 2009 14:37 ET

Western Pacific Trust Company: Board Changes

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 23, 2009) - WESTERN PACIFIC TRUST COMPANY (TSX VENTURE:WP) ("the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Timothy Chapman to the Board of Directors effective September 18, 2009. He replaces Mr. Rocco Liscio, who resigned as a Director effective September 15, 2009 to devote more time to his professional career and business commitments. The Board thanks Rocco Liscio for his efforts on behalf of the Company over the last three and half years.

Mr. Chapman, who previously served as a director of the Company from 1999 to 2004, has been President of The Western Group (Stevedoring and Terminal Services) ("Western") since 1991. Mr. Chapman joined Western Stevedoring in 1978 and has held the positions of Vice President Terminal Operations, Lynnterm, and Executive Vice President of Western. Prior to joining Western, Mr. Chapman held senior management positions within that industry. He currently serves as Chairman of the BC Maritime Employers Association and the Vancouver Port Authority Port Advisory Committee. He is past President and Life Member of the BC Wharf Operators Association, Life Member, Missions to Seafarers and past Director of the International Forest Products Transport Association.

With the appointment of Mr. Chapman, the Board of Directors of the Company is comprised of:

Anthony Liscio, Chairman of the Board

J. Cowan McKinney, Deputy Chair

Alison Alfer

Rodney Sorbo

Timothy Chapman

About Western Pacific Trust Company

Western Pacific Trust Company is a non-deposit taking financial corporation. Western Pacific is licensed under the Financial Institutions Act in British Columbia as a Trust Company, and is also registered extra-provincially in Alberta as a non-deposit taking Trust Company. Western Pacific Trust has two wholly owned subsidiaries: Western Equity Loans Ltd., a registered mortgage broker in British Columbia, and Futureworth Financial Planners Corp., a fully integrated retail financial service company offering investment related products and services on an independent basis.

George R. Brazier, Corporate Secretary

This news release was prepared by the Board of Directors which is solely responsible for its contents.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Western Pacific Trust Company
    Alison Alfer
    604-669-6978 (FAX)