Calian Announces Changes To Executive Management Team

Monday, April 16, 2001

Calian Announces Changes To Executive Management Team

Kanata, Ontario, April 16, 2001  -  Calian (TSE.CTY) announced today that Shaun McEwan, President & CEO, has submitted his resignation effective immediately. Larry O'Brien, Chairman of the Board of Directors, will assume the role of President & CEO.

"Shaun has been a significant part of Calian for several years and has helped build Calian into a leading company in the IT and Professional Services market. His decision to resign is a personal one. I respect that and wish him the best in his new endeavour of building a consulting practice focussed on mergers and acquisitions and business plan development. I am confident that Shaun will succeed beyond his wildest imagination," commented Larry O'Brien, Chairman, President & CEO.

"When I was presented with Shaun's resignation, I made the decision to return as President & CEO to ensure that there were no disruptions to the company and to diminish any negative impacts. Having taken the past year off, I feel rejuvenated and I'm looking forward to getting back at the helm and ensuring Calian's continued success," O'Brien continued.

About Calian

With annual revenues of more than $125 Million, Calian is a leading provider of technology and professional services in Canada. Leveraging its tremendous resource base, Calian's resourcing group assists its customers by providing them with recruiting and placement services as well as strategic long-term outsourcing services. Calian's Systems Engineering group provides leading-edge communications infrastructures to the telecommunications and government sectors and its eServices group provides information technology consulting services.

For further information, please contact:


Greg Strong
President & CEO
Right Turn Communications
Telephone: (613) 850-1900




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