Winalta Inc.

Winalta Inc.

April 16, 2007 13:17 ET

Winalta Inc. Announces New Director

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - Winalta Inc. (TSX VENTURE:WTA.A) is pleased to announce that Blair J. Goertzen has agreed to join the Board of Directors of Winalta Inc ("Winalta"), subject to approval at a shareholder meeting to be held April 24, 2007.

Mr. Goertzen is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Enerflex Systems Energy Trust. Mr. Goertzen joined Enerflex in August 2003 as Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer and in April 2005, assumed the role of President and Chief Operating Officer. From September 1999 to May 2003 Mr. Goertzen was President of IPEC Ltd., and through acquisition, assumed the role of Executive Vice-President of Flint Energy Services. From 1989 to 1999 Mr. Goertzen served as Vice President, Enserv Corporation, a company acquired by Precision Drilling, and subsequently assumed the role of Senior Vice President, Precision Drilling Corporation.

Commenting on the new Board appointment, Artie T. Kos, President and CEO of Winalta stated: "I am very excited to have Blair on our Board of Directors. His strong operational and financial management background from working in senior positions in successful Canadian companies will bring effective leadership to the Board and the corporation".

Winalta Inc. and through its subsidiaries, is a land developer in western Canada as well as a producer of manufactured and modular CSA certified homes and site built homes. In addition, it manufactures industrial trailers and camps.

Winalta Inc. shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WTA.A".

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Winalta Inc.
    Artie Kos
    President and CEO
    (780) 960-6900