EmerGeo Solutions Continues to Grow – Update
Vancouver, B.C., - February 17, 2009 – EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V: EMG) (“EmerGeo” or the “Company”), a leading provider of Emergency Management, Environment Health and Safety, and Security software and consulting services, is pleased to provide the following corporate update:
EmerGeo Hires Seasoned Emergency Manager, Developers and Sales Staff
The Company is pleased to announce that it has hired Lance Stephenson as Director of Emergency Management Services, EmerGeo Software Solutions Middle East LLC (a foreign subsidiary of EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc). Lance will be assigned to the company’s Abu Dhabi based office in February 2009.
Lance brings three decades of hands-on emergency management experience including clinical, managerial, training, leadership, communications, media relations, marketing, labor relations and fire suppression & response. He spent 22 years with the City of Calgary EMS Department, ten years with STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), four years as the Director of EMS for the State of Qatar and two years as the Task Force Leader with the federally mandated Canada Task Force 2 (http://www.cantf2.com/). He was also a key player in the development of a Peacetime and Wartime Disaster Plan for the United States Military in the State of Qatar. Lance also has a strong academic background with a Masters of Arts Degree in Leadership and Training, many professional diploma’s and several awards including the Canadian EMS Exemplary Medal of Canada and the Province of Alberta ‘Emergency Service Medal’.
EmerGeo is also pleased to announce that David Cross, has joined EmerGeo as Development Manager and he will be supported by two new developers: Michael Coyle and Barry Bell. Stephen MacGillivray has also joined the sales team as Account Executive.
Over the last quarter, the Company has secured over $700,000 in new software sales and services revenues from contracts with nuclear facilities including Bruce Power (Ontario), large oil and gas organizations such as Nexen and Syncrude, municipalities such as Bruce County, Provincial organizations such as Ornge (Ontario Air Ambulance), and Educational Institutions such as University of Windsor.
EmerGeo Version 4 has been very well received since its release and many existing customers are upgrading to the latest ESRI ArcGIS® based technology platform.
EmerGeo and CAE Professional Services have signed a Teaming Agreement to globally market, integrate and implement the CAE C2-Sim suite of simulation tools and services that provide emergency management commanders and frontline responders with an integrated simulation-based common operating picture environment (see http://www.cae.com/en/public.safety/cae.c2sim.asp).
EmerGeo develops, integrates, resells and supports emergency management software solutions and services. EmerGeo’s software provides optional interfaces to crisis management, hazard modeling and simulation systems, giving users an ability to visualize their incident, resources and other data on electronic maps to help government and industry to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to and recover from potential or actual incidents, natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other major events.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
EMERGEO SOLUTIONS WORLDWIDE INC.
Michael Morrow, Director
For more information contact the Company at:
Telephone: (604) 604-681-0989
Facsimile: (604) 604-681-0079
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