VANCOUVER, March 29 /CNW/ - Aegis Investment Management (Golf) Inc. ("Aegis" or "the Company") (TSX-V:AIM), a provider of golf-based franchising opportunities, announced today the appointment of former PGA Tour and current Champions Tour golf professional Chip Beck to its Board of Directors.
With a career highlighted by four wins and 20 runner-up finishes on the PGA Tour, Mr. Beck brings extensive experience and insight from the golf and business worlds. Graduating from the University of Georgia where he was a three time All-American, he went on to enjoy a career in professional golf that spanned more than 20 years. He continues his success in the sport currently playing on the Champions Tour. Away from the golf course, Mr. Beck is an advisor to Aspen Capital Partners and sits on the Board of Solargenix Energy. He also serves as Director of the Western Golf Association and will serve as the honorary chair of the University of Georgia Athens Classic 2010.
"With his wealth of experience on and off the golf course, Chip will be a valuable addition to the Board as our third independent Director," said Tom Matzen, President and CEO of Aegis. "Having played at the highest level, Chip can bring unique guidance and insight on our golf franchise brands. The addition of another independent Director to our Board reinforces Aegis' commitment to strong corporate governance."
Mr. Beck will join Aegis' current Board of Directors, consisting of; Tom Matzen, President and CEO of Aegis; Paul Cox, founder and CEO of Pilotage Capital Corporation; and Richard Godfrey, CFO of Capstone Mining Corporation. Michael Levy will not be seeking re-election to the Board at the Company's forthcoming Annual General Meeting, but will continue to serve as Chief Investment Officer for the Company.
About Aegis Investment Management (Golf), Inc., symbol AIM.V
Aegis is a Vancouver, Canada based franchise company building shareholder value and profits by focusing on helping golfers lower their scores, have more fun, and do more business on and off the golf course.
Their family of golf franchise brands include Parmasters Golf Training Centers, Links Golf Cafes, and Quantum Business Golf Seminars. Each are designed to help Individual Franchise Owners and Area Developers have more life and more profits. The Franchise Division is supported by a Real Estate Division, a Finance Division, and a Web 2.0 Division, all designed to support the growth and expansion of the franchise brands. Led by an experienced franchise development team, Aegis has created the world's first golf franchise company that literally guarantees results.
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SOURCE AEGIS INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (GOLF), INC.
For further information: For further information: Tom Matzen, President and CEO, Aegis Investment Management (Golf), Inc., Telephone: 1-800-663-2331, Fax: 1-800-416-6325, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Corporate URL: www.aegisinvestmentmanagement.com, Franchise URL: www.YourGolfFranchise.com