VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / TheNewswire / July 31, 2015 - Intercept Energy Services Inc. ("Intercept") (TSX Venture: IES) Intercept held its Annual General Meeting (the "AGM") of shareholders today and is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Steve Ritchie as new member to the Board of Directors.
Mr. Ritchie, or as he is better known , General Ritchie, began his Air Force career as a cadet at the Air Force Academy in the class of 1964. During his second combat tour in Southeast Asia in 1972, then Capt. Ritchie became the only American pilot in history to down 5 MiG-21 enemy fighter airplanes, a record that will probably never be equaled. Thereafter he ran for the US Congress from NC, served in the Reagan Administration and has held various executive positions with civilian corporations. In 1985 he was appointed director of the Office of Child Support Enforcement, reporting to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and in 1987 he was assigned to the Mobilization Policy and Plans Directorate at the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Promoted to Brigadier General in the Air Force Reserve in 1994, he became the mobilization assistant to the commander of Air Force Recruiting Service. For six years, he traveled across the United States, speaking to approximately 1,100 audiences in support of Air Force recruiting efforts.
As President of Steve Ritchie Associates, Inc. (specializing in business consulting and lecturing), he has traveled more than 5 million miles to all 50 states and many overseas locations to conduct more than 5,000 presentations on communication, discipline, teamwork, responsibility, integrity and "Leadership that Inspires Excellence".
As a result of the AGM the Board of Directors now consists of Four members being:
Mr. Keith Morlock, Mr. Mervyn Pidherney, Mr. Neil McLennan and Mr. Steve Ritchie.
The Board members expressed their thanks to Mr. Towning and Mr. Jones for their past support and contributions to the Company.
About Intercept Energy Services Inc. ("IES")
Intercept Energy Services Inc. ("IES") (TSX Venture: IES, OTCBB: IESCF) is a North American Oil Field Service Firm that specializes in employing, developing and marketing efficient, innovative and proprietary technologies. Technologies such as its HE Heat (TM), provide the highest efficiency frac water heating services; that are used in oil and gas exploration and by production companies for the fracturing process throughout North America. HE Heat(TM) reduces fuel consumption and emissions, enhances safety and productivity, enables extreme cold weather operations; and results in significantly lower costs resulting in both a cost savings and competitive advantage for its customers.
For more information, visit http://InterceptES.com or contact the persons below
Mr. Swapan Kakumanu
Chief Financial Officer
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