CLEARWATER, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecton Corporation (TTNC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that Errol de Montille has joined its Board of Directors.
Company CEO, Micah J. Eldred commented, "We are pleased to have Errol join our team. Errol's governmental contacts and experience in our industry will prove a valuable resource for our management team, and on behalf of the shareholders, I wish to thank him for his commitment to our Company."
A summary of Errol's industry experience is contained in the associated 8-K filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and highlights are presented below:
Errol de Montille, Background
Errol B de Montille has considerable governmental and international experience, which he acquired during his 25 years with the South African Department of Foreign Affairs.
A graduate of the University of Natal in Durban where he majored in economics and commerce, Mr. de Montille did his professional apprenticeship with a chartered accountancy firm earning an equivalent of a CPA, before joining the South African Department of Foreign Affairs in 1971. He obtained a law degree in 1980.
In his diplomatic career, Mr. de Montille represented South Africa in Malawi, Italy, Japan and the United States.
He also represented South Africa at numerous international governmental organizations of an environmental and conservation nature including successive Antarctic Consultative Party Treaty Meetings. He was also South Africa's alternate Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission for two successive years.
Returning from Washington DC in 1993 Mr. de Montille was appointed Director: Asia and Australasia where he oversaw the establishment of diplomatic relations with many countries.
In 1995 Mr. de Montille was re-assigned as Acting Chief Director: Americas to oversee South Africa's relations with the United States and Canada. He accompanied the then South African Deputy President Thabo Mbeki on several official visits to the United States initially to inaugurate the US/SA Binational Commission.
In 1996 Mr. de Montille left the South African Department of Foreign Affairs and joined a leading international business consultancy firm in Washington DC as an international business advisor and consultant. The company specialized in Japan.
In 2001 Mr. de Montille formed his own international business consultancy company. Since then he has managed more than $1 billion in business development and structured over 100 deals for his clients. He has recently been involved in maritime and salvage matters and was the lead negotiator with the Japanese Government to salvage a World War II built submarine which sank off the African coast as well as successfully negotiating an agreement with an island government in the Indian Ocean for salvage rights for a colonial built vessel.
Cautionary Information Regarding Forward-Looking Statements.
Forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made under the Safe Harbor Provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated. The information contained in this release is as of January 7, 2014. Tecton Corporation assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements contained in this release as the result of new information or future events or developments.
SOURCE Tecton Corporation