BlocPlay Announces Changes in the Board of Directors and Management
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 18, 2018) - BlocPlay Entertainment (CSE: PLAY) ("BlocPlay" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Grieve and Cameron Paddock to the board of directors of the Corporation. Mr. Grieve is also being appointed CEO of the Company.
Mr. Grieve is SVP of Finance and Business Affairs at Bardel Entertainment Inc., a leading animation services provider in North America. Mr. Grieve leads Bardel's corporate finance and business affairs departments. He is also responsible for aligning the resources of the company with its long-term strategic direction. Mr. Grieve began his career in public accounting working for Ernst & Young LLP, Entertainment & Media Division, providing clients with assurance, tax and business advisory services. Prior to joining Bardel, Mr. Grieve held a senior finance and operations role in a digital media company. Mr. Grieve holds a Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) from the University of Victoria. Mr. Paddock currently manages a family office and serves as a director on various public and private companies in various sectors including cannabis, technology, and mining. Mr. Paddock has extensive knowledge of business development, leadership, corporate governance, and specializing in mergers and acquisitions, recently advising on an acquisition valued in excess of $20M between a private and publicly traded company.
The Corporation also announces that Jon Gill and David Garland have tendered their resignations as directors of the Company. Management and the board of directors would like to thank Messrs. Gill and Garland for their contributions to the Company and wish them well in their future endeavours.
About BlocPlay Entertainment
BlocPlay Entertainment is the world's first peer-to-peer, de-centralized digital entertainment company. Supporting video gamers, developers, and content creators - worldwide. Each day billions of consumers worldwide enjoy digital entertainment products. BlocPlay Entertainment plans to deliver a fully transparent distribution, publishing, and marketing platform for videogames and eSports events through our innovative tokenization system known as Token Play. BlocPlay Entertainment develops, licences and markets digital entertainment technologies across multiple platforms.
TokenPlay is a wholly owned subsidiary of BlocPlay Entertainment and is the customer facing Brand involved in the development and utilization of blockchain technology in the video game space, which will seek to provide a platform for the exchange of in-game currencies and tokens.
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