Christopher Ian Bennett to join upstart green firm on heels of
- Greenscape Capital names former interim BC Green Party leader as
- Christopher Ian Bennett is also Director, Communications for
Best Buy Canada Ltd.
- Bennett was elected to the Green Party of Canada Federal Council in
2007, serving a one year term and acting as a national communications
advisor and strategist to the party as well.
VANCOUVER, Oct. 28 /CNW/ - Greenscape Capital Group Inc. (TSXV: - GRN) announced today that former British Columbia Green Party leader, Christopher Bennett, has joined the Greenscape Capital team as a new senior advisor. As the interim BC Green Party Leader in 2007, Bennett worked closely with various political and environmental organizations before Premier Gordon Campbell announced Mr. Bennett's surprising move to the BC Liberal Party in November of 2008. Bennett will work closely with the Greenscape Capital executive office to offer his unique green counsel and expertise as the company grows into 2010 and beyond. He will be nominated, at the upcoming November Annual General Meeting, for appointment to the Greenscape Capital Board of Directors.
An award winning PR and communications strategist, Bennett brings more than 10 years of public relations, media communications and social media experience to Greenscape Capital. Currently he is the Director of Communications for Best Buy Canada, a BC 100 Top 5 and Financial Post 500 organization. Bennett has worked extensively with corporate CEOs, politicians and government officials both provincially and nationally on key communications and media projects.
"What makes Christopher such a great addition to Greenscape is his obvious leadership and interest within the environmental and business space here in Canada. He is a recognized leader in this field and we couldn't be more pleased to have him on board," said Edward Wright, Greenscape Director.
"His experience and background make him uniquely suited for an advisory position with Greenscape. His comprehensive knowledge of environmental issues and corporate media will help round out our already strong management team as we execute our growth strategy," added Bryan Slusarchuck, Greenscape Director and CEO.
Mr. Bennett joins a group that consists of a seasoned team of business and environmental professionals who share a common passion for growing business profitability through sustainable, responsible and environmentally friendly practices.
Greenscape Capital has granted Mr. Bennett 150,000 incentive stock options. The options shall vest in accordance with the Company's approved Stock Option Plan.
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Greenscape Capital Group identifies and invests in companies in the eco-friendly consumer space. Greenscape provides strategic capital and business advisory services to these companies to assist them in achieving their corporate and environmental goals. Additionally, Greenscape operates an eco-consulting company, working to help outside companies make their operations more environmentally sustainable, socially responsible and profitable.
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