TORONTO, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Prodigy Ventures Inc. (TSXV: PGV) ("Prodigy" or the "Company") today announced the appointment of Anatol von Hahn to the Company's Advisory Board.
Anatol von Hahn is a venture capitalist, senior international bank executive and board member with over 30 years of board, chief executive officer and executive management experience in North America, Latin America, and Asia. As CEO, and in senior executive positions, Anatol has led banking operations in Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Singapore. He has chaired or served on the boards of seven international banks as well as a number of associations and charities. Anatol's venture capital interests are focused on emerging fintech companies. He currently sits on the Boards of Unicef Canada, Alma Children's Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House.
"We are greatly honoured to have Anatol join us," said Tom Beckerman, Prodigy's CEO. "Anatol's extensive leadership experience in Canadian and international banking will be invaluable as we expand our fintech services and related new ventures domestically and internationally."
About Prodigy Ventures Inc.
Prodigy is an innovation company that has combined an enterprise technology services business - Prodigy Labs - with a Venture Builder business. The two businesses work together to create and deliver new enterprise and consumer platforms and apps using emerging technologies in mobile, video, secure ID, voice, blockchain, artificial intelligence, payments and augmented reality.
Prodigy has been named as one of Canada's fastest growing technology companies in both the 19th and 20th annual Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for demonstrating bold innovation, dedicated leadership and strong growth. Prodigy also ranked on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.
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