TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 29, 2015) - Candax Energy Inc. ("Candax" or the "Company") (TSX:CAX), a company focused on mature oil field development in Tunisia, today announced the resignation of Pierre-Henri Boutant from his role of CFO and Interim CEO, effective September 30, 2015. Philip Maxwell, Director of the Company will also resign from the Board of Directors effective September 30, 2015, to replace Mr Boutant.

This change will ensure continuity of management under the Arrangement Agreement signed on September 17, 2015, pursuant to which, upon acceptance by the minority shareholders, the Company will be taken private.

Philip Maxwell is an International E&P consultant with a 40 years' experience in managing international exploration, development and production projects.

"I am pleased and confident to let the Company onto the experienced hands of Philip Maxwell to face the continuous challenges in a tough environment for Candax. I want to thank the Board of Directors of Candax as well as the whole Tunisian team for their support and dedication during our past three and a half year of collaboration" said Pierre-Henri Boutant.

Philip Maxwell's appointment will be effective September 30, 2015. The Special committee constituted of two independent directors, M'hamed Ali Bouleymen and Jean-Claude Boubée will continue to have an oversight of the Plan of Arrangement until closing.


This press release includes "forward looking statements", within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, which are based on the opinions and estimates of Management and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward looking statements.

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About Candax

Candax is an international energy company with offices in Toronto and Tunis. The Candax group is engaged in exploration and the production of oil and gas in Tunisia and holds a royalty interest in an exploration permit in Madagascar.

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