Kelly Smith to Lead Industrial Construction and Maintenance Activities EDMONTON, July 31 /CNW/ - The Churchill Corporation (TSX:CUQ) today announced the appointment of Mr. Kelly R. Smith as President and Chief Operating Officer of Triton Projects Inc.; a wholly owned subsidiary of The Churchill Corporation. Mr. Smith joins the management team of Churchill/Triton to continue the efforts of Triton to improve customer service and financial performance. Mr. Smith has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas service industry. He recently concluded a 20 year tenure as President and General Manager of a successful manufacturing and service company specializing in oilfield module and full scale turnkey facility construction. Under Mr. Smith's leadership, the company significantly grew revenues, increased profitability and developed strong customer relationships. Mr. Smith holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering (Alberta). He has been actively involved in various Edmonton community groups over many years. "We are delighted to have Kelly join our senior management team" said Churchill President and CEO, Norm Rokosh. "Kelly's track record of successfully leading an oilfield service company combined with his inspirational leadership will certainly bring positive results for Triton Projects". "I am very excited to join Norm and the executive team of Churchill at this stage of Triton's history" said Mr. Smith. "Triton's capabilities and services are ideally suited to the needs of our Alberta oilfield construction market, and I look forward to leading our team to future success". Mr. Smith replaces Mr. Danny Daoust as President of Triton Projects effective immediately. Churchill wishes Mr. Daoust well in his future endeavors. Triton Projects provides heavy-industrial general contracting, fabrication and maintenance services to resource and industrial clients. The Churchill Corporation provides building construction, industrial construction and maintenance services throughout western Canada. Churchill shares are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CUQ". FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements". Although management of the Corporation believes its expectations regarding future performance of the Corporation are based on reasonable assumptions and currently available financial and economic data, market conditions and operating plans, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be achieved. Such forward-looking statements involve risk, uncertainties and other factors that might cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation to vary significantly from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements.