VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2012) - Columbus Energy Limited (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CEL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Bob Laslett as a director and its new Chairman, effective from Monday August 20th.
Founder of Chaucer Group, which he established in 1987, Mr Laslett has worked or acted as a consultant for a wide range of companies in the carbon energy sector in projects around the world. Clients include BP, Shell, Conoco, Protech International, Burmah Oil and Marathon Oil.
Mr Laslett is a Director of English Football Club Wolverhampton Wanderers FC (Wolves), a Fellow of the Association for Project Management (FAPM), a Fellow of the Energy Institute (FEI) and a Member of the Association of Cost Engineers (MACostE).
Mr Paul Ray will continue as the company's Chief Executive Officer.
Additional company information is at the company website www.columbusenergy.com.
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