Greenbriar Capital Corp Announces New Director

August 21, 2017

August 21, 2017 - Vancouver, British Columbia. Greenbriar Capital Corp ("Greenbriar") is pleased to announce, subject to Toronto Venture Exchange approval, that it will appoint Bill Sutherland, P.Eng to its Board of Directors.

Bill Sutherland, recently retired, was Vice President & Senior Managing Director at Manulife Financial where he headed the firm’s Project Finance & Infrastructure Team. He and his team at Manulife have been leading arrangers and providers of debt and equity financing to the independent power sector for over 18 years. He is a seasoned corporate banker with over 37 years of business development, relationship management and corporate and project finance experience.

Bill started as an analyst within The Bank of Nova Scotia’s International Corporate Finance Group in 1980 where he focused on project finance. He later created and led project and corporate finance teams at Chase Manhattan Bank, Mitsubishi Bank and Deutsche Bank where he specialized in financing projects and mergers and acquisitions within the mining and metals, forestry, oil & gas, pipeline and power sectors. In 1998, Bill acted as a consultant to Barrick Gold Corporation as Barrick explored the possibilities of creating a mine finance business in competition with the major commercial banks. Bill joined Clarica Life Insurance Company in 1998 where he created and headed a project finance team dedicated to financing power and infrastructure projects in Canada. Following its success in the Canadian market, the group broadened its focus and became a pioneering and leading arranger and provider of financing to the Canadian and U.S. wind power industries. The team moved to Manulife in 2002 and since that time expanded its leadership role within the Canadian independent power and U.S. renewable power markets. Bill is a Professional Engineer (AEPO) and holds a BSc. (Mechanical Engineering) and MBA from Queen’s University, Kingston.

Jeff Ciachurski, CEO of Greenbriar states: "We are delighted to have a person of Bill's caliber join our Board of Directors. Bill is highly regarded throughout the entire renewable energy and project finance business and brings great capability to the Greenbriar team. Bill enhances our goals to benefit the shareholders and the communities in which we serve."

The company will issue 250,000 share purchase options at $1.20 per share for a period of five (5) years.

About Greenbriar Capital Corp.

Greenbriar Capital Corp. is a leading developer of renewable energy and sustainable real estate projects. With long-term, high impact, contracted sales agreements in key project locations and led by a successful industry-recognized operating and development team, Greenbriar targets deep valued assets directed at accretive shareholder value.


"Jeff Ciachurski"

Jeffrey J. Ciachurski
Chief Executive Officer and Director

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