Finning Appoints Scott Thomson to its Board of Directors

Finning Appoints Scott Thomson to its Board of Directors 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/17/13 -- Finning
International Inc. (TSX:FTT) is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott
Thomson has been appointed to Finning's Board of Directors, effective
June 17, 2013.  
As previously announced, Mr. Thomson joins Finning as president and
CEO effective today. Before this appointment, Mr. Thomson was chief
financial officer with Talisman Energy Inc. where he was responsible
for finance, tax, treasury, investor relations, marketing, business
development, and strategy, planning and performance management. Scott
Thomson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political
Science from Queen's University, Kingston and an MBA from the
University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business.  
Mr. Thomson currently serves as a director of Interfor (International
Forest Products Limited). 
"We welcome Scott to our team of experienced directors. His sharp
focus on delivering shareholder value, his breadth of international
experience, his broad financial capabilities, and his considerable
strategic acumen will add further value to our Board," said Mr. Doug
Whitehead, Chairman of the Board of Finning International Inc.  
Finning International Inc. (TSX:FTT) is the world's largest
Caterpillar equipment dealer delivering unrivalled service to
customers for 80 years. Finning sells, rents and services equipment
and engines to help customers maximize productivity. Headquartered in
Vancouver, B.C., the Company operates in Western Canada, Chile,
Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay, as well as in the United Kingdom and
Ireland.
Contacts:
Finning International Inc.
Mauk Breukels
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
(604) 331-4934
mauk.breukels@finning.com
www.finning.com
 
 
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