TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/02/13 -- Park Lawn Corporation ("Park Lawn") (TSX VENTURE: PLC) announced today that Tom Falus and John Mills have resigned from the Board of Directors. "The Board wishes to heartily thank John and Tom for their important and valuable contributions to Park Lawn during their time on the Board", stated Andrew Clark, Chief Executive Officer of Park Lawn.
Park Lawn also announced today that Jeff Burchell and John Ward have been appointed to the Board.
Mr. Burchell is the Co-Chief Investment Officer at Aston Hill Financial. He has a total of fifteen years of financial industry experience in the areas of portfolio management, equity research and trading across asset classes. Mr. Burchell holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation as well as an M.B.A. and Law degree from Dalhousie University.
Mr. Ward is a fourth generation Funeral Director and co-owner at Ward Funeral Homes, a highly respected independent funeral operator in the Greater Toronto Area. He is actively involved in the funeral industry in Ontario, and currently is a member of the Board of Funeral Services in Ontario.
"Park Lawn is delighted to welcome Jeff and John to the Board. They bring skills and expertise to the Board table that will be truly beneficial to Park Lawn".
About Park Lawn
Park Lawn Corporation indirectly holds six cemeteries in the Greater Toronto Area and Services Memorables Harmonia Inc. based in Quebec (www.parklawnlp.ca). Its common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
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