TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2013) - SelectCore Ltd. ("SelectCore" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SCG), a leader in prepaid payment solutions, today announced the following director and management changes and option grant.
Mr. Kevin Taylor has been appointed to General Manager, SelectCore LAC (Latin America and Caribbean) and will no longer serve as interim CEO and Director of the Corporation. Mr. Joe Mclean has been appointed to Senior Advisor and will no longer serve as a Director of the Corporation. Mr. Keith McKenzie will continue to serve as President and Director of SelectCore with a continued focus on growth in the Canadian marketplace.
The Board of Directors determined that a re-allocation of responsibilities and geographic focus was required to adequately support SelectCore's expansion, anticipated growth and new contracts in the LAC region.
"These changes are expected to accelerate SelectCore's growth strategy and build greater shareholder value," commented Martin Bernholtz, Chairman of SelectCore.
The Company plans to announce key developments in the LAC region in the near term.
An aggregate of 11,750,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company have been granted to certain directors, officers, employees and consultants. The options are exercisable at $0.15 per share and expire on April 18, 2016.
SelectCore Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SCG) is a pioneer and leader in prepaid payment solutions for underserved markets. Founded in 1999, the Company offers a range of prepaid products and services from stored-value cards to mobile top-up that provide financial empowerment to a market of millions of under-banked consumers. SelectCore has been ranked among Canada's fastest growing companies by Profit Magazine four times in the past six years and was included in the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list of North America's fastest-growing technology companies.
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