Don Green Named Chairman of International Bioanalogics' Board.Business Editors
TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 8, 2001
International Bioanalogics Systems Inc. (CDNX CDNX
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Mr. Green is currently a member of the Board of Directors of International Bioanalogics. He is Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Greenfleet Ltd., a technology investment company based in Burlington, Ontario Burlington (2006 population 164,415) is a city located in the Golden Horseshoe, across Lake Ontario and Burlington Bay harbour from Hamilton, in Halton Region, Ontario, Canada. and is also Deputy Chairman of the CGU CGU Conditions Générales d'Utilisation (French)
CGU Claremont Graduate University (Claremont, CA)
CGU Chang Gung University (Taiwan)
CGU Canadian Geophysical Union Group Canada Ltd. (formerly General Accident and Commercial Union), and a member of the Board of Governors of McMaster University.
Prior to 1999, Mr. Green was President and CEO of Tridon Ltd., a leading international manufacturer of systems for the automotive industry. He previously served as Founding Chairman of early stage technology investment fund Innovation Ontario Corporation and as Governor of the Ontario Research Foundation (Ortech), and is the former director of a number of companies and organizations, including the National Bank of Canada This article is about a commercial bank. For Canada's central bank, see Bank of Canada.
National Bank of Canada (Banque Nationale du Canada) TSX: NA is the sixth largest bank in Canada, and so is one of the Big Six banks. and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.
Mr. Green is the recipient of many honours and has numerous achievements to his credit. In 1980 he was awarded the Order of Canada The Order of Canada is Canada's highest civilian honour within the Canadian system of honours, with membership awarded to those who exemplify the Order's Latin motto Desiderantes meliorem patriam, which means "(those) desiring a better country" (Hebrews 11:16). , the highest civilian honour awarded to Canadians.
"I look forward to taking on the role of Chairman and playing a more significant part in e-celerate's growth. The Company's recent investment in J!VE Media Technologies clearly demonstrates e-celerate's ability to attract superior investment opportunities," stated Mr. Green. "I am pleased to be part of e-celerate's Board and Advisory Team which provides the management expertise needed to unlock the growth potential within our investee companies. With J!VE Media about to launch, we are looking forward to the demonstration of significant ongoing value creation for e-celerate shareholders."
"We have enjoyed a close relationship with Don and have been continually impressed by his judgement and vision, as well as benefited from his willingness to contribute to the long-term growth strategy of our Company as well as our investee companies," remarked Dave Valliere, CEO of e-celerate.
As previously announced, International Bioanalogics will change its business to focus on investing in next-generation technology companies, and change its name to e-celerate inc., subject to shareholder and regulatory approval. e-celerate investments inc. has entered into a $3,000,000 agreement to acquire 39% of J!VE Media Technologies Inc., a technology company that has developed an innovative solution to the problem of media piracy.
About e-celerate inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, e-celerate is a next-generation merchant banking and venture capital firm that invests in carefully selected technology companies with high growth potential. The investment focus is on companies that operate in the areas of Internet infrastructure, wireless, and B2B e-commerce (Business to Business Electronic-COMMERCE) Refers to one business selling to another business via the Web. See e-commerce. platform technologies.
e-celerate's strategy is to acquire interests in leading-edge technology companies which have proven proprietary technologies and major market opportunities, have already passed the early stages of development, and have solid expectations of profitability in the near term with a potential to reach IPO (Initial Public Offering) The first time a company offers shares of stock to the public. While not a computer term per se, many founders, employees and insiders of computer companies have found this acronym more exciting than any tech term they ever heard. or RTO (Recovery Time Objective) The amount of time a computer system or application can stop functioning before it is considered intolerable to the enterprise. It can be computed to be from seconds to days, depending on how critical the application is to the organization. status within 18 months. In addition to providing capital, e-celerate also provides creative and capable business management support to its partner companies, thereby accelerating their overall development and assisting them to sustain meaningful growth. By selectively investing in today's marketplace at reasonable valuations, e-celerate will partner with the strongest young companies with solid business models in order to help them achieve rapid growth.
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