VRXNo.015 - 07 U.S. 12gNo.82-4669
VANCOUVER, June 7 /CNW/ - VRX Worldwide Inc. (TSX-V:VRW) announced today
that Wendy Rose has been appointed chief financial officer and VP of
operations of VRX Worldwide Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary VRX Studios
Inc. (collectively "VRX").
Prior to joining VRX, the world leader in producing and syndicating high
quality rich media content for the online travel industry, Rose was VP of
finance and operations at GaleForce Solutions where she swiftly raised
$9.3 million in venture and private financing.
"For over 15 years Wendy has been a driving force in the west coast
technology industry," said VRX president and CEO, David MacLaren. "She thrives
in progressive entrepreneurial environments which makes her a perfect fit for
our organization. We are thrilled to have an executive of Wendy's stature and
experience on board to help lead VRX into a new era."
Rose began her finance career in 1994 at Sun Microsystems in California
where she worked as a financial analyst. She then moved to Vancouver in 1997
to manage operations at Crystal Decisions. Rose left Crystal in 2000 to become
a partner at VMAX Software where she provided financial, operational and
strategic advice to high growth technology firms.
"I've joined VRX at the most exciting time in its seven year history,"
said Rose. "The company is firmly established as the industry's leading rich
media content producer, we were just ranked 38th on the PROFIT 100 list of
Canada's fastest growing companies and we just recorded our strongest first
quarter results in the history of the company. I'm excited to be part of VRX's
leadership team and to help steward the company's bright future."
VRX Studios Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of VRX Worldwide Inc.
(www.vrxworldwide.com ), is the world leader in producing and syndicating high
quality rich media content that educates, inspires and compels online travel
consumers. Leading travel brands such as Carnival, Hyatt, Travelocity,
Lastminute, Southwest Vacations, Orbitz and many others rely on VRX's stunning
visual content to attract and engage consumers. Each month, millions of people
interact with VRX's Hotel, Cruise and Destination Content in their search for
their perfect vacation. To find out more about VRX Studios, its products and
services, visit www.vrxstudios.com.
VRX Worldwide Inc.
per "David MacLaren"
David MacLaren, President and CEO
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