VANCOUVER, March 12 /CNW/ - VRX Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V:VRW) announced today that Kevin Leong, CA has been appointed chief financial officer of VRX Worldwide Inc. and it's wholly owned subsidiary VRX Studios Inc. (collectively "VRX"). Mr. Leong is a chartered accountant with extensive experience with public company finance and regulatory compliance. He has held senior finance roles in small to medium-sized public companies over the past 20 years. Mr. Leong has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of B.C. and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of B.C.
The Company also announced today that R.W. (Bob) Garnett, CA has joined the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Garnett is an independent businessman, entrepreneur and an owner of Novex Couriers in Richmond, BC and WPX Couriers in Seattle, WA. He has served on the boards of five public companies and currently serves on the board of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink). Mr. Garnett's significant corporate board experience and strong financial and corporate governance knowledge was enhanced with his certification (ICD.D) as a corporate director from the Institute of Corporate Directors in 2007.
"These additions add valuable knowledge and financial experience to our management team and Board of Directors," said VRX president and CEO, David MacLaren. "Their contributions will strengthen our industry leading position and profile."
VRX Studios Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VRX Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V:VRW) (www.vrxworldwide.com), is a world leader in producing, distributing and licensing high quality, rich media content that educates, inspires, and compels online travel consumers. Many of today's leading travel brands rely on VRX's stunning hotel, cruise and destination content to attract and engage millions of consumers each month. To find out more about VRX Studios, its products and services, visit www.vrxstudios.com.
VRX Worldwide Inc. per "David MacLaren" David MacLaren, CEO "Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."