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TORONTO, March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - LiveReel Media Corporation (OTCBB: LVRLF.PK) announced the appointment of J. Graham Simmonds, Ashish Kapoor and Henry J. Kloepper who joined the board of directors following the resignation Michael Wekerle, Henry Kneis and Thomas Astle. Mr. Wekerle resigned as Chief Executive Officer and was replaced by J. Graham Simmonds. Mr. Kneis, the Corporation's Chief Financial Officer resigned and was replaced by Ashish Kapoor. In addition, Mr. Kapoor was appointed Secretary.
J. Graham Simmonds
Mr. Simmonds has over 17 years of experience in public company management and business development projects within both the gaming and technology sectors. Mr. Simmonds is licensed and/or has previously been licensed/registered with a number of horse racing and gaming commissions in the United States and Canada. Mr. Simmonds developed and launched the first in-home digital video horseracing service in North America and is a former director and partner in eBet Technologies Inc., a licensed ADW operator and software developer for the online horse racing industry in the United States. He is the founder and CEO of Baymount Incorporated, a diversified investment, financial advisory and venture capital firm focused in opportunities within the horse racing, gaming and technology industries and the CEO of Gilla Inc, a designer, marketer and distributer of electronic cigarettes, vaporizers and e-liquids. Mr. Simmonds was formerly the chairman of DealNet Capital Corp., a merchant banking company focused on Business Process Outsourcing and Consumer Financing.
Ashish Kapoor, CPA, CA, CFA
Mr. Kapoor has over 15 years of experience in providing capital markets advisory and assurance services as a finance professional. After obtaining his Chartered Accountant designation at Ernst & Young, Mr. Kapoor has gained over 10 years of experience in investment banking, advising client across various industries. As a senior vice president at Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Mr. Kapoor was responsible for the Canadian telecom, media, entertainment and technology investment banking and principal investing group. During his 10 years at Macquarie, Mr. Kapoor completed in excess of $3B in successful principal investments and advised on a further $4B of mergers and acquisitions for third party clients. Prior to Macquarie, Mr. Kapoor obtained his Chartered Accountant designation as part of the Ernst & Young's Toronto practice and was awarded the Gold Medal for first place in Ontario, and the Bronze Medal for third place in Canada on the 2000 Chartered Accountancy Uniform Final Examination. Mr. Kapoor is also a CFA Charter holder and holds a Masters of Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Waterloo.
Henry J. Kloepper
Mr. Kloepper is a leading financier and has been involved in investment banking and corporate finance for over 30 years. He brings a rounded knowledge of the capital markets, strategic growth, and investments. Mr. Kloepper is currently CEO of Houston Lake Mining Inc., Interim CEO of NWT Uranium Corp. and a director of Avieya Communications. Mr. Kloepper was previously a director and president of Mogul Energy International Inc. and has held executive positions with Award Capital, JP Morgan, Citibank, Bank of America, and North American Trust in the US, Canada, and Europe.
Established in 1997, LiveReel Media Corporation is an entertainment company engaged in the financing, development, licensing, production and distribution of feature films, television series, television movies and non-fiction programming.
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