Monday, 12 January 2009

Lawyer & Rapid Growth Entreprenuer Joins IWG

International Water-Guard (TSX-V: IWG)
Basic Shares: 39.3 million
Fully Diluted: 46.5 million
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International Water Guard added a board member who has considerable legal expertise and entreprenurial skills in the startup and management of rapid-growth public companies.

Malik Talib joins IWG's board having started out his extensive career as a Vancouver tax lawyer.

Among other things, Mr. Talib is best known in the business community for launching eXI Wireless (now VeriChip Inc.) in 2000.

He also served as a top executive with a venture capital company and merchant bank and is currently CEO of a copper and cobalt mining company called Cuco Resource Limited.

Mr. Talib is also passionately involved in community work, having served as a member of the B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation and as co-chair of the United Way of the lower Mainland.

He is currently President of the Ismaili Council for B.C.

To read the full news release, please click here.