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DALLAS, July 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PMFG, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:PMFG) today announced that it has expanded its Board of Directors from six to seven members. Charles M. Gillman has been appointed to fill the vacancy resulting from the retirement of Sherrill Stone as a director in January 2014. Kenneth H. Shubin Stein, MD, CFA has been appointed to fill the vacancy created as a result of the expansion of the Board.
Peter J. Burlage, Chief Executive Officer of PMFG, said, "We are pleased that Mr. Gillman and Dr. Shubin Stein have agreed to join our Board of Directors. We are confident that they will contribute and provide additional insight and new perspective to PMFG."
Dr. Shubin Stein said, "We are delighted to join the PMFG Board and believe that Charles Gillman and I will enhance the composition of the Board. We look forward to working together constructively with other Board members and management to help maximize long-term value for stockholders."
In connection with today's announcement, PMFG entered into an agreement with Cannell Capital LLC and a group of PMFG stockholders (the "Group") that had previously nominated Mr. Gillman and Dr. Shubin Stein to be elected to the Board at PMFG's 2014 annual meeting of stockholders. Under the agreement, the Group has agreed to withdraw its nominations and vote all shares held by the Group in favor of all of the Board's director nominees at the 2014 annual meeting.
About PMFG, Inc.
We are a leading provider of custom engineered systems and products designed to help ensure that the delivery of energy is safe, efficient and clean. We primarily serve the markets for natural gas infrastructure, power generation and petrochemical processing. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we market our systems and products worldwide.
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CONTACT: For Further Information Contact:
Mr. Peter J. Burlage, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ronald L. McCrummen, Chief Financial Officer
14651 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75254
Phone: (214) 357-6181
Fax: (214) 351-4172
Mr. Shawn Severson,
Managing Director, Energy Technology Practice
The Blueshirt Group
Phone: (415) 489-2198