Bobby Roberts Joins the WENR Board of Directors as Chairman.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2003
The Board of Directors of WENR Corp. (OTC:WNRC) (www.wenr.net) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bobby Roberts to the Board and nominated him Chairman. Bobby Roberts is a well-known film producer and entertainment veteran.
Mr. Roberts will assist the Company in utilizing its ScreenFriends technology in the film, music and sports sectors. He will also bring the Company into entertainment-related projects to generate revenue and build assets.
ScreenFriends' Inter(Face)(TM) is proprietary software utilizing speech command-response technology with animation to provide a user to talk to a character to navigate his computer. Upon voice command, the software opens and closes programs, searches databases and index systems, surfs the Web, delivers dynamic online messages (reads and delivers: e-mail, stock quotes, news, movie reviews, weather reports etc.) to the user.
Mr. Roberts is a long-term member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences and is currently the Executive Producer of "Monte Walsh," a four-hour television movie starring Tom Selleck, for Turner Studios. He recently produced "An Evening with Luciano Pavarotti," at the Palm Springs-Indian Wells Tennis Stadium. Previously he produced numerous films including: "The Hot Rock," "Death Wish," "Death Wish II," "Gypsy Moths," and "Monte Walsh," among others.
He is also known for his stature in the music industry. He founded Dunhill Records, whose artist roster included The Mamas and the Papas, Three Dog Night, Steppenwolf, and Johnny Rivers, and managed legendary performers such as The Mamas and The Papas, Richard Pryor, Mort Sahl, Mama Cass Elliott, Paul Anka, Ann-Margret, Johnny Rivers and many others. Earlier, Roberts served as President of the Lorimar Music Group, a unit of Lorimar.
Most recently, he was the owner of the Los Angeles Stars basketball franchise for the newly re-launched American Basketball Association and, as such, personally secured the services of legendary Los Angeles basketball figures John Wooden to serve as Consultant, Paul Westhead as Coach, and Jamaal Wilkes as Vice President, Basketball Operations.
This news release contains information that is "forward-looking" in that it describes events and conditions which WENR Corp. reasonably expects to occur in the future. Expectations for the future performance of the businesses of WENR is dependent on a number of factors, and there can be no assurance that WENR will achieve the results as contemplated herein. The accuracy of these statements cannot be guaranteed as they are subject to a variety of risks including the possibility that the described activities will not be completed.
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