ShawCor Appoints Hutchison to Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of ShawCor reported the appointment of Leslie W. J. (Les) Hutchison to the Board of Directors and to the office of Vice Chair of the Corporation. This appointment was confirmed at a meeting of the Board on February 19, 2008.

Mr. Hutchison, a professional engineer, joined ShawCor in 1998, and has held several senior management positions in both the pipe coating and non-pipe coating operations of the company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Bredero Shaw and Vice President & General Manager of Shaw Pipeline Services. Mr. Hutchison, based in Barbados, is Managing Director of Shaw Global Services Limited.

Mr. Hutchison has held several senior management positions with international manufacturing companies in Europe as Production Director for Anderson Strathclyde PLC and Senior Site Director of British Steel Forgings Ltd., and was appointed by the First Minister of Scotland in 2002 as a GlobalScot to promote Scotland and its people.