Toronto, ON — ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT”) (TSX-V: ART) is pleased to announce the appointment of the iconic Carlos Slim to its board of advisors.
Mr. Slim is an internationally known business magnate, investor and philanthropist. From 2010 to 2013, Mr. Slim was ranked as the richest person in the world. Known as the “Warren Buffet of Mexico”, Mr. Slim has extensive holdings in real estate, airlines, media, retail, and technology. Mr. Slim is the founder of America Movil, which is Latin America’s largest mobile phone carrier, with nearly 250 million users. Mr. Slim also has extensive retail holdings both in Mexico and abroad.
Carlos Slim states, “My good friend, Paul Anka, co-founder of ARHT, presented this technology to me in Mexico along with the company’s CEO. I was immediately impressed with the possible uses for the technology. I am proud of Paul, his friendship, and to be on the advisory board of this company.”
Paul Duffy, CEO states, “The addition of a business icon such as Carlos Slim is truly an honor for ARHT. Mr. Slim is not only an incredibly successful business magnate, but he also has an extensive network of people at his reach, which we hope to utilize. Meeting and presenting to Mr. Slim in Mexico was very exciting and we are privileged to have him join our advisory board.”
Rene Bharti, Co-Founder of ARHT states, “Having a partner such as Paul Anka has opened doors for the company that are ground-breaking. Our advisory board has leaders in a variety of fields, which gives the company incredible reach. The addition of Mr. Slim is invaluable, and we are truly proud of the advisory board we are creating for the company.”
The ARHT advisory board currently consists of: Paul Anka (Chairman Board of Advisors), Larry King, Jason Bateman, Richard “Skip” Bronson, Michael Bublé and Carlos Slim.
About ARHT Media
ARHT Media Inc. was co-founded by Rene Bharti (Chairman) and legendary entertainer Paul Anka (Chairman Board of Advisors) in 2012, with the goal of creating the world’s leading edge digital humans, (known as Humagrams™) for the purpose of monetizing them across a variety of platforms. The company’s unique ARHT engine allows its Humagrams™ to interact and conduct real-time e-commerce with consumers and provide invaluable analytics back to retailers. ARHT has offices in Toronto, Ontario, and Hollywood, California.
ARHT Media trades under the symbol ART on the TSX Venture Stock Exchange.
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