VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Control Corporation ("EVCC") (OTCBB: EVCC – News) is saddened by the recent passing of its Chairman and CEO, Albert E. Hickman. Mr. Hickman passed away peacefully at his residence on June 13, 2011.
"Albert was a brilliant man who brought great leadership and passion to the table," says Michael Mugford, Director of EVCC. "He will be truly missed, and our deepest sympathies go out to his wife, Karen, and the Hickman family."
The Board of Directors of EVCC has appointed Gary Bishop as interim Chairman and CEO. Mr. Bishop has been a Director and CFO of Environmental Control Corporation since 2006, and he will continue in his duties as Chief Financial Officer over the interim. Additionally, Gary Bishop is the Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer with the Hickman Group of Companies based in St. John's, NL. Mr. Bishop is a C.A. and graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with both BCOMM and MBA degrees. He has served as a Director of a number of private corporations as well as Chairman of the Board of the Credit Bureau of St. John's Limited.
About Environmental Control Corporation
Environmental Control Corporation (OTCBB: EVCC) is a developer of emission control devices with two patented technologies designed to help engines meet all future emission legislation in North America, Europe and abroad. EVCC's technologies are linearly designed and can be modified to fit a wide variety of spark-ignition engines – including both two-stroke and four-stroke engines. The company is currently targeting non-road engine applications, including (but not limited to): lawn and garden equipment, snowmobiles, ATVs, and water-pumps.
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