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Metafore Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Monday, April 04, 2011

Metafore Announces Executive Leadership Changes16:31 EDT Monday, April 04, 2011MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Metafore Technologies Inc. ("Metafore"), a subsidiary of Hartco Inc.(TSX:HCI), today announced the retirement of Bryant Jackson, Vice President and General Manager, Western Region, effective June 30, 2011, and the resignation of Michel Lacasse, Vice President and General Manager, Eastern Region, effective April 29, 2011. "After making valuable contributions to the company for close to thirty years, Bryant has decided to retire from Metafore and dedicate more time to personal activities" stated Pat Waid, President and Chief Operating Officer of Hartco Inc. "Bryant leaves Metafore with the satisfaction of knowing that the company he co-founded is better positioned than ever to pursue its market leadership aspirations." "Michel played a key role in the merger of Metafore and Microserv, particularly in Quebec where the company enjoys a strong market leadership position" added Waid. "We thank Bryant and Michel for their leadership and contributions, and we wish them well in their future endeavours." David Toms, currently Vice President and General Manager, Central Region, will assume responsibility for all facets of Metafore's sales and customer relationship management activities in Central and Western Canada. Metafore will name a new Vice President and General Manager, Eastern Canada to replace Michel Lacasse following his departure from Metafore. About Metafore Metafore, a subsidiary of Hartco Inc., has been delivering IT solutions to private and public sector organizations of every size for more than 25 years. With a team of more than 1000 associates, operations throughout Canada, and access to a network of 1200 certified technical resources from coast to coast, Metafore is one of Canada's leading information technology solution providers. Metafore designs, supplies, installs and supports IT infrastructure solutions that contribute to improved productivity, operational efficiency, and overall business performance. For more information, please visit www.metafore.ca. About Hartco Inc. Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI) has been a leader in the Canadian information technology business for more than thirty years. Through its operating divisions, which together include more than 50 locations across Canada, Hartco Inc. delivers information technology solutions to private and public sector organizations of every size. For more information, please visit www.hartco.com.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Patrick WaidHartco Inc.President and Chief Operating Officer514-354-3810pwaid@hartco.comORCarl Gauvreau, CA - Vice-President Finance andHartco Inc.Chief Financial Officer514-354-3810514-354-8989 (FAX)cgauvreau@hartco.comwww.hartco.com