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Avcorp announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer for its group of companies

October 2, 2014

VANCOUVER: Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the “Company” or “Avcorp”) The Board of Directors of Avcorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter George as Chief Executive Officer, having responsibility for the overall performance of the Avcorp group of companies, including Avcorp Industries in Delta, British Columbia and Comtek Advanced Structures in Burlington, Ontario (“Comtek”). Mr. George’s appointment is effective immediately. 

Mr. George was appointed to the Board of the Company on July 10, 2014.

Mr. George has a strong background in both turnaround and growth situations. He has worked closely with major OEM’s in North America, Europe and Asia, and has held various senior operating leadership positions, most recently as COO at Primus international.

Mark van Rooij will continue in his role as Board member and CEO and President of Avcorp Industries in Delta and will report directly to Mr. George, as will Brent Collver in his role as President of Comtek.

About Avcorp
Avcorp designs and builds major airframe structures for some of the world’s leading aircraft companies, including BAE Systems, Boeing and Bombardier. With more than 50 years of experience, over 380 skilled employees and 340,000 square feet of facilities in Delta BC and Burlington ON, Avcorp offers integrated composite and metallic aircraft structures to aircraft manufacturers, a distinct advantage in the pursuit of contracts for new aircraft designs, which require lower-cost, light weight, strong, reliable structures. Our Burlington location also offers composite repairs for commercial aircraft. Avcorp is a Canadian public company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:AVP)

Contact:
Sandi DiPrimo, Investor Relations Contact | 604-587-4938
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