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CALGARY and SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 22 /CNW/ - Rare Method Interactive Corp.
("Rare Method") (TSX Venture Exchange, Tier 1 listed under symbol RAM), today
announced it has appointed Tom Short to the position of President, effective
October 18, 2007. Mr. Short has been a key member of the management team,
serving as Vice President and as a member of the Board of Directors over the
last 4 years. Mr. Short has 20 years of experience in branding, traditional
and digital marketing solutions, joining Rare Method in 2003 when Rare Method
acquired his former agency, iDEA MACHiNE, an early leader in interactive
"Tom's strategic vision and marketing acumen have been instrumental in
helping us recruit top accounts and talent to Rare Method" says Evan
Spiropoulos, Chairman of the Board for Rare Method. "Clients and staff trust
his creative and business instincts and rely heavily on his advice and
leadership in the evolving world of marketing."
Additional appointments to the management team include James Waddock as
Chief Operating Officer and Nick Noronha as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to
joining Rare Method in 2006 in a Senior Strategy role, Mr. Waddock accumulated
15 years of experience in business development and product marketing and has
held senior positions at Telus Corporation, Tefina Technologies, and Webcore
Labs. Before accepting the Controller position at Rare Method in late 2006,
Mr. Noronha, a Chartered Accountant, gained nearly 10 years of experience in
accounting and finance, holding a Senior Associate position with Hudson and
Company LLP and the Assistant Controller position at Pulse Data Inc.
Eric White will lead the U.S. team as Executive Vice President and
General Manager of the Salt Lake City Office. Joining him in the day-to-day
management of the U.S. operations will be David Blain, Executive Vice
President, Business Development and Jeff Olsen who will assume the role of
Chief Creative Officer for Rare Method. With a combined experience of over 50
years, working with some of the largest traditional agencies in the world on
Fortune 500 brands, the Salt Lake City team brings valuable insights and
experience for the continued growth of Rare Method as a top tier agency.
"This is a very exciting time for Rare Method," explains the new Rare
Method president, Tom Short. "We have put in place an exceptional team with
deep experience in business and marketing to lead the company through its next
phase of growth."
With the new appointments, Mr. Evan Spiropoulos will transfer his interim
role of Present and Chief Financial Officer to Mr. Short and Mr. Noronha,
About Rare Method Interactive Corp.
Rare Method (TSX-V: RAM) is a leading interactive marketing firm that
designs, builds, implements and optimizes strategic interactive marketing
programs that acquire, convert and retain customers. Rare Method offers a full
range of interactive marketing services including interactive marketing
strategies, creative development, technology development, implementation of
interactive marketing programs and campaign optimization. Rare Method has
offices in Calgary, Alberta and Salt Lake City, Utah and was recognized as
Alberta's 2nd fastest growing company by Alberta Venture magazine in 2007.
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
and accuracy of the contents of this news release.
For further information:
For further information: Investors: Mr. Evan Spiropoulos, Chairman of
the Board, (403) 540-3969; Media: Mr. Tom Short, President, Rare Method, (403)
543-4500 or email@example.com