Western Pacific Trust Company

Western Pacific Trust Company

October 07, 2015 16:59 ET

Western Pacific Trust Company Board Changes

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 7, 2015) - Western Pacific Trust Company (TSX VENTURE:WP) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Mr. G. Ben Cutler has been appointed to the Board of Directors effective October 7, 2015.

Mr. Cutler has held senior executive and board level positions for the past 20 years. Following several years as Director with management responsibilities at Hansa Bank & Trust Company Limited, he was Director and CFO of Hansa.net Global Commerce Inc. for nine years. He joined Hush Communications Corporation in 2000, as Director of Finance, and since 2001 he has served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Hush Communications Corporation.

Concurrently with Mr. Cutler's appointment, the Company's President & CEO, Ms. Alison Alfer, steps down from the Board, in keeping with the Company's goal of increasing the proportion of independent/unaffiliated board members.

Following these changes, the board of Western Pacific Trust Company is composed of:

J. Cowan McKinney, Chairman
G. Ben Cutler
John de Wit
Anthony Liscio
Robert Macdonald
Steven Youngman

There are no changes to the senior officers of the Company.

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.

J. Cowan McKinney, Chairman of the Board

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.

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    Alison Alfer
    President & CEO