Eco-Trade Corp. Announces Addition of John Pinsent as CFO and to Board of Directors

Eco-Trade Corp. Announces Addition of John Pinsent as CFO and to Board of Directors

Montana Bakken Oil Company Continues to Build Strong Leadership

GREAT FALLS, Mont.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Eco-Trade Corp. (OTCQB: BOPT), an independent oil and gas exploration Company, announced today that Mr. John Pinsent has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors and as the Company's CFO. Mr. Pinsent has held Director, Audit Committee and Chair positions for numerous publicly-listed companies including Liberty Mines Inc. (TSX), Hyduke Energy Services (TSX), Synodon Inc. (TSX.V), Innovotech Inc. (TSX.V), and Enterprise Oilfield Group (TSX.V). Additionally he had a distinguished ten-year career with Ernst & Young LLP as Assurance Senior Manager and their Director of Technology, Communication and Entertainment (TCE) assurance services for Northern Alberta, as well as founding partner of St. Arnaud Pinsent Steman Chartered Accountants. Mr. Pinsent earned his ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2010.

After completing his Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Commerce (AD) degrees at the University of Alberta, Mr. Pinsent began articling with Ernst & Young LLP (then known as Clarkson Gordon Chartered Accountants). He left public practice in 1986 to pursue experience in industry and became the Controller and Vice President Finance of an Alberta based international retail organization. During this time, Mr. Pinsent also acted as Managing Director of the company's consumer finance division. Returning to public practice with Ernst & Young in 1994, Mr. Pinsent received his Chartered Accountants designation in 1996.

About Eco-Trade

Eco-Trade is fully-reporting, independent oil and gas exploration company, that has drilling and production rights on a property in Lewis & Clark County in Montana, near Great Falls, totaling over 5,800 acres called the South Bakken Prospect. Please visit

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