Vancouver, British Columbia. The Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Ronin8 Technologies Ltd. (“Ronin8” or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update to the corporate affairs and management of the Company.
On February 27, 2018, the shareholders of Ronin8 appointed Dan Desjardins to the Board. At the Board meeting on February 27, 2018, Brad Aelicks, Co-Founder and Director at Pyfera Capital, became a Board observer and advisor to the Company.
The Company also established a Corporate Governance and Compensation Committee, consisting of Herb Locke, Ulf Harring and Dan Desjardins. Its primary function is to assist the Board in carrying out its responsibilities by reviewing compensation and human resources issues and making recommendations to the Board as appropriate. In particular, the Committee is responsible for discharging the Board’s responsibilities relating to compensation of the Company’s senior officers.
The Board also ratified the appointment of Dave Matthews as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, Ed Desjardins as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer and Jon Conlin, a lawyer from the Company’s corporate counsel, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, as the Company’s Corporate Secretary.
Mr. Peter Holgate has resigned as Director and CEO to have more time to focus on family. The Board wishes to thank Mr. Holgate for his numerous contributions to the Company since its creation. The Board is confident that Ronin8’s new Executive team will bring continued success in the future. The Board is now set at 5 (with one casual vacancy) and Dan Desjardins, Herb Locke, Bruce Sifton and Ulf Harring are the current Directors of the Company.
The Company is in discussions with internationally experienced CEO candidates and Ed Desjardins has agreed to undertake the interim duties of the CEO. As COO, Mr. Desjardins has leveraged off an extensive background in senior mining leadership roles to transition the Company to commercial operations.
The Company has been invited by one of its significant shareholders in Dubai to do a road show in the Middle East and London to increase the company’s exposure and broaden its shareholder base in these key financial communities. We continue to advance on our other strategic business relationships which will be updated to shareholders in our regular reports.
About Ronin8: Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world. It bears health and environmental impact, as e-waste contains hazardous materials (lead, bromines, beryllium, etc) that leach into our waters and that pollute our air. Ronin8 offers a closed-loop, low-impact solution to take e-waste and revitalize it back to new forms of sustainable metals and non-metals with its low frequency, sonic technology. For more information, please visit www.ronin8.com.