Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.
TSX : WZL

Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.

November 12, 2008 11:08 ET

WZL Announces Appointment of Director

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 12, 2008) - Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX:WZL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert J. Hawkes as a director of the Company.

Mr. Hawkes is a lawyer, practicing in Calgary since 1994, and former Managing Partner of May Jensen Shawa Solomon LLP, Alberta's largest litigation boutique. Mr. Hawkes practices in the area of commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on shareholder and securities litigation, corporate governance and restructuring litigation and oil and gas litigation.

Prior to entering the legal profession Mr. Hawkes worked in a variety of capacities with the Federal Government including senior policy advisor and legislative assistant to the Federal Minister of Finance.

The Company is very pleased with the experience and strategic abilities that Mr. Hawkes brings to the execution of the Company's business plan through his role with the Board of Directors.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy and accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.
    Harvie Andre
    President and CEO
    (403) 262-3050
    (403) 265-8154 (FAX)
    or
    Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd.
    William Spence
    CFO
    (403) 262-3050
    (403) 265-8154 (FAX)