Montréal, Québec and Vancouver, British Columbia – EACOM Timber
Corporation (ETR: TSX-V) (“EACOM”, or the “Company”) announced today the Mr. Jean-
François Mérette, President and COO, Eastern Canada has advised that he will be leaving
the Company on June 18, 2011 to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Mérette joined the
Company on the acquisition of the Domtar forest products business in June of 2010. Mr.
Mérette has agreed to continue on a consulting basis after June 18, 2011 to provide for an
“We would like to thank Jean-François for his service and wish him the best on his future
endeavours. He was instrumental in the transition and operation of the business in the last
year”, said Mr. Rick Doman, President and CEO of EACOM.
EACOM Timber Corporation is a TSX-V listed company. EACOM owns seven sawmills and an
equity interest in an eighth sawmill, all located in Eastern Canada, and related tenures. The
mills are Timmins, Nairn Centre, Gogama and Ear Falls in Ontario, and Val-d’Or, Ste-Marie
and Matagami in Quebec. The equity interest is in the Elk Lake sawmill located in Ontario.
The sawmills in Ear Falls, Ontario, and Ste-Marie, Quebec, are currently idled. EACOM also
owns one idled mill in Big River, Saskatchewan, a remanufacturing facility and a 50%
interest in an “I” joist plant.
The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the content of this press
release. All director and officer appointments are subject to TSX Venture Exchange
All statements in this news release that are not based on historical facts are “forwardlooking
statements.” While management has based any forward-looking statements
contained herein on its current expectations, the information on which such expectations
were based may change. These forward-looking statements rely on a number of
assumptions concerning future events and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties,
and other factors, many of which are outside of our control that could cause actual results
to materially differ from such statements. Such risks, uncertainties, and other factors
include, but are not necessarily limited to, those set forth under the captions “Risk Factors”
of the Filing Statement dated January 8, 2010 and the current MD&A for EACOM Timber
Corporation on file with the Canadian Securities Commissions.
Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer