International Zeolite Deepens Strategic and Industry Advisory Board
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - March 16, 2021) - International Zeolite Corp. (TSXV: IZ) (OTC Pink: IZCFF) (FSE: ZEON) (the "Company") an international marketer and supplier of natural zeolite and zeolite products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Cliff Hacking as an Advisor to the Company's Board of Directors.
Cliff Hacking is the founding president and CEO of the Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA), an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that operates regulated recycling programs across Canada.
Since launching in 2011, the EPRA has grown into the most comprehensive end-of-life electronic stewardship program in North America. Under Cliff's leadership, the EPRA now directs and supports more than 7,000 stewards across Canada and has collected and responsibly recycled over one million metric tonnes of regulated, end-of-life electronics to date. Such efforts, at more than 2,300 locations across the country, mean that 17 million devices are safely diverted from landfill and illegal export each year.
Cliff is recognized as an innovative, solutions-oriented leader with expertise in developing national systems and processes that drive lower costs and increased economies of scale within the scope of provincial regulations.
In leadership roles prior to the EPRA, Cliff increased revenue and profitability at such industry-leading companies as Hewlett-Packard, Compaq, Canadian Tire, and The Oshawa Group Limited. As Hewlett-Packard vice-president of the Americas, Cliff bolstered the sales force with more effective lead generation and a more efficient sales cycle process. When HP and Compaq merged, Cliff led the successful integration of Canadian activities.
Cliff holds an MBA from Western University's Richard Ivey School of Business. He is a member of the Conference Board of Canada and a past board member for the Supply Chain Logistics Council. He earned an ICD.D designation from the institute of Corporate Directors via the Rotman School of Business, representing a lifelong commitment to excellence in the boardroom. "I look forward to working with the team to drive this innovative solution." said Cliff Hacking.
"We are extremely happy to have Cliff join our growing team of new advisors. He brings a wealth of expertise and success that will be a great asset to International Zeolite. I'm looking forward to working with Cliff to ensure we're capitalizing on our many Green-Tech opportunities", said Ray Paquette, CEO.
The Company has granted incentive stock options to Mr. Hacking to purchase 150,000 common shares in the capital of the Company for an exercise price of $.135 per share for a two-year period, pursuant to its Stock Option Plan.
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