June 17, 2019 – Vancouver, B.C. – Glance Technologies Inc. (“Glance” or the “Company”) (CSE:GET) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (FKT:GJT) is pleased to announce that Mr. Issa Nakhleh will be joining Glance as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”), effective June 21, 2019. Mr. Nakhleh will replace Laura Burke in this role.
Mr. Nakhleh has previously served as CFO of UrtheCast, where he helped grow the company from 15 employees to over 200 with offices worldwide, led equity and debt financings totaling over $250 million, taking UrtheCast from a small private company to a senior publicly traded company listed on the senior board of the TSX. Issa has also held the title of Chief Financial Officer at TIR Systems Ltd. where his dedication to developing impressive growth strategies allowed annual revenues to grow from $2 million to $30 million and also graduate the company from the TSXV to the senior board of the TSX.
Issa holds an MBA from the Warwick Business School and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Jonathan Hoyles, interim CEO of Glance commented, “We are delighted to have someone with Issa’s extensive finance experience and acumen join as Glance’s new CFO and welcome him to our leadership team. We conducted a thorough search for a strong leader, looking for the right qualities and cultural fit. Issa’s considerable financial management experience gained across a number of publicly listed technology companies, track record of growth and strong leadership of people will add great value as we look to build upon Glance’s recent product feature launches and drive future growth as a customer-focused company.”
As previously announced, Laura Burke, our current Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving Glance on June 21, 2019 to accept an opportunity at another company. “Ms. Burke has been with Glance from a very early stage and has been fantastic to work with” says Jonathan Hoyles, interim CEO. We thank Laura for her hard work and commitment to excellence through an exciting journey, and the Glance team wishes her the best in her future endeavours.”
About Glance Technologies Inc.
Glance Technologies is the owner of Glance Pay®, a smartphone application that enables merchants to provide their customers with quick secure payments, innovative ordering capabilities, digital rewards, and better experiences. Glance offers merchants targeted in-app marketing, geo-targeted digital coupons, customer feedback, in-merchant messaging, custom rewards programs, digital receipts, and digital deals.
For more information about Glance, please go to www.glance.tech.
Jonathan Hoyles, interim CEO
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