QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - WANTED Technologies Corporation
(TSX- V: WAN), a leader in online sales and business intelligence for the
media industry, announces today the appointment of Mr. Martin Auclair to the
position of vice president of finance and chief financial officer. Effective
August 29, 2007, Mr. Auclair assumed responsibility in place of outgoing CFO,
"We are delighted to welcome Martin to our leadership team," says
WANTED's president and CEO, Scott Burton. "His diverse financial background,
particularly in dealing with the challenges faced by small-cap publicly traded
organizations, will be a tremendous asset to WANTED Technologies."
Mr. Auclair brings extensive experience in both the public and private
financial sectors, as well as a background in high technology. Prior to
joining WANTED, Auclair served dual roles as both director of finance and
administration, and as chief financial analyst for venture capital firm,
Société Innovatech Québec et Chaudière-Appalaches. Additionally, he has held
the positions of vice president of finance, controller and financial analyst
for such high profile public enterprises such as Nstein Technologies Inc. and
Cossette Communication Group. Mr. Auclair is a member of the Quebec Order of
Auclair will direct all aspects of the company's fiscal management and
administration, with a focus on helping WANTED stakeholders realize their
"I am excited to join WANTED at this point in their development, on the
heels of their first acquisition," says Auclair. "They are in a favourable
financial position, with a lucrative recurring revenue model. The team of
motivated and results-driven professionals are devoted to delivering real-time
solutions that generate a healthy return on investment for their clients. I'm
proud to be a part of this outstanding organization as they continue to the
next level of their innovation and success."
CEO Scott Burton recognizes the contributions of preceding CFO, Philippe
Frenière, who is leaving WANTED to pursue other personal interests. "My
sincere thanks to Philippe for guiding the company through its first year of
public trading and communicating WANTED's market value to investors. He leaves
in place a strong, profitable enterprise, with significant growth potential."
About WANTED Technologies Corporation
WANTED is a leading supplier of real-time sales and business intelligence
solutions for the media classified and recruitment industries. Using its
proprietary On-Demand data mining, lead generation and CRM (Customer
Relationship Management) integrated technologies, WANTED aggregates real-time
data from thousands of online job boards, real estate and newspaper sites, as
well as corporate Web sites on a daily basis.
WANTED's data is used to optimize sales and to implement marketing
strategies within the classified ad departments of major media organizations,
as well as by staffing firms, advertising agencies and human resources
WANTED is also the exclusive data provider for the United States
Conference Board's Help-Wanted OnLine Data Series(TM), a monthly economic
indicator of job availability in the United States.
The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
or accuracy of this release. Any statement that appears prospective shall not
be interpreted as such.
For further information:
For further information: Mr. Scott Burton, President and CEO, (418)
523-6663, ext. 222; Source: WANTED Technologies Corp.