Martin Giardina Promoted To Trigild Chief Operating Officer

Trigild International, Inc. announced today that Martin Giardina has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Giardina joined Trigild in 2002 as Vice President of Hospitality Operations.

AFM Hospitality In his new role, Mr. Giardina will oversee the day-to-day operation of all Trigild managed properties, working closely with the corporate office personnel and all on-site managers. He will also continue his involvement with consulting services offered to Trigild clients.

Trigild's President William J. Hoffman states, "Marty has proven to be an integral part of Trigild's team. Our clients and employees appreciate his broad knowledge, his responsiveness and his sense of teamwork."

Marty Giardina has nearly 30 years successful restaurant and hospitality experience. Prior to joining Trigild, Mr. Giardina was Franchise Director for Applebee's Restaurants covering the Midwest and Western territories. Previously he was Chief Operating Officer for a Boston Chicken licensee; Vice President of Operations and Franchise for Showbiz Pizza (Chuck E Cheese); and Vice President of Operations and Franchising for Peter Piper Pizza. Additionally, Mr. Giardina helped spear-head Bennigan's Restaurants' initial East Coast start up in the early 1980's and was responsible for Management Development at Steak & Ale Restaurants. Mr. Giardina is a graduate of Illinois State University.

Trigild International is a market leader in receivership and interim management and long-term management services. The 27 year old company has handled nearly 500 assignments for financial institutions and individual ownership groups.

Bill Hoffman has served as Receiver for over 300 properties. He is an attorney, Certified Hotel Administrator and Real Estate Broker. Mr. Hoffman serves on the Hospitality Industry Liaison Subcommittee of the American Bar Association's Hotel, Resorts, & Tourism Committee and is president of the San Diego Receivership Forum.

About Trigild International, Inc.
AFM Asset Management Services, Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of AFM Hospitality Corporation (TSX:AFM), provides interim asset management services through its subsidiaries, Trigild International, Inc., Staffing Services International, Inc. and Special Asset Services, Inc. AFM Asset Management Services is a hotel, restaurant and commercial property management company whose customer base consists primarily of financial institutions, and currently has 68 engagements generating annual sales revenues of more than $50 million. Trigild has managed nearly 500 hotels, restaurants, gas & convenience stores, apartments, and a variety of other businesses throughout its 27-year history. Current and prior assignments include Hyatt, Holiday Inn, Radisson, Sheraton, Hawthorn Suites, Residence Inn by Marriott and Applebee's, Burger King and KFC restaurants.

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