Impark Announces Appointment of New General Counsel

Corporate Press Release 01/12/2008

Impark announces today the appointment of Alex Shorten as Senior Vice President & Legal Counsel. In this capacity Mr. Shorten will be responsible for all legal issues in the company, providing legal advice and support to senior management, assisting in meeting corporate objectives, and guiding the operating divisions in structuring contracts and activities in compliance with applicable law.Mr. Shorten joins Impark following a career as senior legal and business advisor to large Canadian and American forest products and construction companies, including 14 years as Vice President Legal and General Counsel of Weyerhaeuser Canada. In 2008 he received the national Robert V.A. Jones Award for distinguished contribution to the corporate counsel bar in Canada. Alex is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia, Canadian Bar Association Branch, and a previous Director of the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association. He has authored and presented a number of papers on legal issues in mergers and acquisitions, in trade law, and in the construction and forestry industries.

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