TORONTO, July 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN), a leading provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Dahra Granovsky to the Board of Directors. Ms. Granovsky will bring additional expertise to Redknee's Board of Directors as it steers the company towards achieving its long term growth strategy.
Dahra Granovsky brings over 18 years of experience in the manufacturing and distribution industries. Ms. Granovsky is currently Co-President of Chem-Ecol Ltd, a specialty blender of oils and lubricants for North American industrial customers and a leader in oil reclamation. Dahra is a director on the Board at Atlantic Packaging, as well as being a member of the Board of Advisors of The Thomson-Gordon Group and the Audit and Finance committee for the North York General Hospital Foundation.
Previously, Dahra served as the President of Atlantic Packaging, APG, Eco-Wood Products and All-Waste Removal. Additionally she has been an independent director of Hammond Power Solutions Inc. since May 2011. Ms. Granovsky has a wealth of experience focusing on strategic business development and business expansion, with experience serving on several other Boards.
Ms Granovsky will commence her appointment in July 2015. Dahra succeeds Terry Nickerson, who leaves Redknee's Board after 5 years of valued service.
Lucas Skoczkowski, Redknee's CEO commented:
"I am very excited to have Dahra Granovsky join our Board of Directors. As an independent director, Dahra has a proven track record for delivering significant shareholder value creation across a variety of industries. Dahra's leadership, financial and operational expertise that she brings to Redknee will further strengthen our ability to pursue Redknee's long-term strategic growth plan and shareholder value creation process. We thank Terry Nickerson for his invaluable service to the Board over the last five years."
Kent Thexton, Redknee's Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, commented:
"I'm delighted to welcome Dahra Granovsky to Redknee's Board of Directors. Dahra's strong experience will add diversity and complement the existing talent of our board. I look forward to working with Dahra as the Board works to promote strong governance and oversight in pursuit of our strategic plan. I am also very grateful to Terry for his strong work and contributions to Redknee."
Dahra Granovsky commented:
"I am thrilled to join Redknee and look forward to working with the Board to actively pursue Redknee's ambitious growth strategy. I look forward to creating greater value to shareholders and the broader organization by leveraging my expertise in operational efficiency and business development."
Redknee is a leading global provider of innovative communication software products, solutions and services. Redknee's award-winning solutions enable service providers to monetize new services, business models and content and to deliver a connected customer experience - through either SaaS or on-premise based solutions. Redknee's real-time monetization and subscriber management platform provides innovative converged charging, billing, policy management, and customer care solutions for over 200 communications service providers and is supporting service providers to monetize the growing ecosystem of the Internet of Things. Established in 1999, Redknee Solutions Inc. (TSX: RKN) is the parent of the wholly-owned operating subsidiary Redknee Inc. and its various subsidiaries. References to Redknee refer to the combined operations of those entities. For more information about Redknee and its solutions, please go to www.redknee.com.
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