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Omnitek Engineering Promotes Controller to Chief Financial Officer

VISTA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Omnitek Engineering Corporation (OTCBB:OMTK) today announced the promotion of Alicia Rolfe to chief financial officer from controller, succeeding Janice Quigley who elected to retire from her position.

"We appreciate Jan's many years of service as chief financial officer and look forward to her continued contributions as a director and executive vice president," said Werner Funk, president and chief executive officer of Omnitek Engineering Corporation.

Alicia Rolfe, 40, has more than 17 years of financial management and accounting experience. Prior to joining Omnitek, she served as head of financial reporting for Rancho Trade, Inc. Earlier in her career, she served as a staff accountant for ZD Market Intelligence, a subsidiary of Ziff-Davis, Inc. Rolfe earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from San Diego State University and is a certified management accountant.

"Alicia's solid background in finance and accounting, as well as her experience as our controller, provides continuity to our organization at an exciting juncture in Omnitek's evolution. We look forward to working with Alicia in her new position," said Werner Funk, president and chief executive officer of Omnitek Engineering Corporation.

Funk noted that the ramp up of the company's previously announced Port of Seattle project and the ongoing North American expansion of conversion center partnerships are important catalysts for growth. "We are excited by the numerous opportunities in our pipeline and expect the second half of the year will generate strong momentum for conversion activity by fleet operators," Funk said.

About Omnitek Engineering Corporation

Omnitek Engineering Corp. develops and sells proprietary diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion systems and complementary products, including new natural gas engines that utilize the company's technology -- providing global customers with innovative alternative energy and emissions control solutions that are sustainable and affordable.

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