Venzee Elects Financial Expert Thomas J. Linden to its Board of Directors
"Big Four" strategist to provide essential guidance in line with the company’s ambitious growth goals
Vancouver, BC – Venzee Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: VENZ) (the “Corporation” or “Venzee”) announced today its board of directors has elected Thomas J. Linden to the board, replacing Markus Westerholz effective immediately. Mr. Westerholz continues in his role as Chief Technology Officer for Venzee.
For more than two decades, Mr. Linden held senior posts at Deloitte & Touche LLP, a “Big Four” accounting organization and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue.
For many of Deloitte’s most important clients, Mr. Linden provided executive and board-level guidance on mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, spin-offs, equity financings, revenue recognition, and other areas of strategic growth.
Commenting on Mr. Linden’s appointment, Venzee CEO John Abrams said, “Tom brings a wealth of financial skill and the relevant expertise to ensure we deliver on our growth plan and unlock expansive value for Venzee shareholders.”
For the past 10 years, Mr. Linden has been Managing Partner of a private equity firm focused on investing in information technology-based professional services organizations.
Venzee board chair, Peter Montross said, “I’m thrilled to have Tom joining Venzee’s board. He brings to our board of directors a great combination of experience and insight in both high finance and technology. I know he will provide a significant contribution to Venzee’s success.”
Referring to his appointment, Mr. Linden said, “I am honored and excited about the opportunity to join the Venzee Technologies board. I am looking forward to working with John, Pete, and the rest of the board – helping further develop and implement the company’s strategic growth plans.”
We believe intelligent supply chain functionality is inevitable and will significantly benefit growers, makers, brands, sellers, regulators, and consumers.
At Venzee, we’re building the foundation for a future where seamless, accurate, automated data flow simplifies process, removes friction, and creates value for all those that rely on the myriad of data and information surrounding any product, anywhere.
Venzee’s mission is to unlock shareholder value by creating intelligent technology that removes friction from the global supply chain. Our products disrupt and displace inefficient manual processes in favor of integrated, machine-driven solutions.
To learn more about Venzee, visit https://venzee.com/
On Behalf of the Board,
John Sexton Abrams
President and CEO
Venzee Technologies, Inc.
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