VANCOUVER, Feb. 11, 2016 /CNW/ - Legend Power Systems Inc. (TSXV: LPS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Vanry, CFA as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Dave Guebert, to the Company's Board of Directors. Both appointments are effective immediately.
Mr. Vanry has 22-years professional experience in senior management positions with public and private companies, providing expertise in capital markets, strategic planning, corporate finance, merger and acquisition structuring, regulatory compliance, accounting and financial reporting. He is well regarded for his leadership, creativity and ability to foster collaborative environments for team driven projects. His breadth of experience spans various industries, including; mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, high-technology and manufacturing. Mr. Vanry regularly consults for other listed companies in the role of director and/or senior executive. He is a member of the CFA Institute and Vancouver Society of Financial Analysts.
Mr. Vanry assumes the CFO role from Shabir Dhanani, who has been with the Company since 2007.
Mr. Guebert is an experienced financial professional and business manager with over 35-years of experience in finance and accounting, 25 of which were served as chief financial officer of public and private companies in the resource, finance and technology sectors. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Marret Resource Corp., an investment entity, and also serves as a member of the board of directors (and chairman of the audit committee) of Merus Labs International Inc., a public specialty pharmaceutical company. During his career, he has been employed in management and financial capacities in merchant energy, investment and technology industries. In addition to these roles, Mr. Guebert spent two and a half years serving as Controller for the XV Olympic Winter Games. Mr. Guebert has a Bachelor of Commerce degree (University of Saskatchewan) along with both CPA-CA (Alberta) and CPA (Pennsylvania) designations.
Incentive Stock Options
Pursuant to its Stock Option Plan, the Company has granted incentive stock options to a director to purchase up to an aggregate 175,000 common shares in the capital of the Company.
The options are exercisable at a price of $0.25 per share, and will vest over a 3-year period. The options expire on February 9, 2021.
About Legend Power Systems Inc.
Legend Power Systems Inc., "Legend" (www.legendpower.com) markets a proprietary device, the 'Harmonizer' that helps individual buildings reduce energy consumption through the utility-proven concept of Conservation Voltage Reduction, (CVR). Legend provides customers risk free energy savings, improves the value of their physical assets, and enhances their sustainability efforts. As an application with demand side benefits, Legend is also a key contributor toward utility conservation goals. Legend was recognized as the top performing cleantech company on the TSX Venture Exchange in 2015.
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