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TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2018  – Avante Corp Inc. (TSXV: XX) (“Avante” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Marston as Avante’s Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development. Dan will be responsible for the Avante Corp group of companies’ sales teams, developing new business opportunities and creating customized technology enabled solutions for customer needs. Over the past 10 years Dan has held senior executive positions with Diebold, Securitas Electronic Security, and he was the founding partner of DFENDUS security, which he sold to his investment partners.

“I am pleased that Dan has joined the Avante team and I look forward to the leadership and experience he brings from his time in the security industry,” said Craig Campbell, CEO of Avante. “Dan is a well-known figure in the security industry with 30 years of experience. He has fostered great long-term business relationships with customers and industry leaders and brings a breadth of experience. Dan has a proven capability of championing the ‘voice of the customer’ in building and delivering solutions and I have no doubt of his ability to succeed in building Avante’s capability as a technology-enabled security solutions business.”

The Company also announces the grant of options to Mr. Marston to acquire a total 100,000 common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $2.10 per share, such options expire five years from the date of grant.

About Avante Corp

Avante Corp Inc. (XX.V) is a Toronto based provider of technology enabled security solutions. We acquire, manage and build industry leading businesses which provide specialized, mission-critical solutions that address the needs of our customers. Our businesses continuously develop innovative solutions that enable our customers to achieve their objectives. With an experienced team and a proven track record of solid growth, we are taking steps to establish a broad portfolio of security businesses to provide our customers and shareholders with exceptional returns. Please visit our website at and consider joining our investor email list.


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