Toronto, ON — ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT”) (TSX-V: ART) is pleased to announce the appointment of its co-founder, Paul Anka, as Executive Chairman to the Board of Advisors and the appointment of Larry King to the Board of Advisors.
Paul Duffy, CEO states, “We are extremely excited to have the beginning of what we know will be an iconic Board of Advisors. Both Mr. Anka our co-founder, and Mr. King, bring an extensive list of contacts that will bring significant value to ARHT Media.”
ARHT previously signed a definitive agreement for the exclusive digital rights of Paul Anka and Larry King.
Mr. Anka states, “I am proud to represent the company I co-founded as the Executive Chairman of the Advisory Board. Larry King is not only a personal friend, but is a valued business associate who will help bring to market the extremely unique holographic technology that our company has created.”
ARHT concurrently announces the launch of their corporate website www.arhtmedia.com.
IR Consulting Agreements
ARHT also announces that it has entered into consulting agreements with Maximus Strategic Consulting Inc. (“Maximus”) and ProactiveInvestors (“Proactive”) to provide investor relations services to the company, subject to regulatory and TSX Venture Exchange approval. Maximus and Proactive will assist ARHT in increasing public awareness by managing the company’s corporate communications, marketing endeavors, and ongoing engagement with shareholders, finance professionals and media contacts.
Maximus will be paid $50,000 plus GST for a term of 6 months. Proactive will be paid $15,000 plus HST for a term of 12 months. The company has been advised that neither Maximus, Proactive nor their principals own any shares of ARHT.
Headed by Mr. Aaron Hoddinott, Maximus Strategic Consulting Inc., owner of PinnacleDigest.com, will assist the company in strategic marketing and communications with a focus on introducing the company to broader institutional and retail investor audiences.
ProActiveInvestors is a global company and has offices in Sydney, Australia, Toronto and Vancouver, Canada, New York, USA, and London, England. From those five offices, ProActive Investors cover the equity markets in detail, from micro-cap exploration companies right through to blue chip companies. They employ 20 full time, in-house editorial and broadcast journalists, which allow them to turnaround news, analyst coverage, market moving stories, and interviews in real-time.
Through ProActive Investors’ editorially driven business, they have built a huge following in the U.K., Canada, Australia and the United States representing approximately 90% of their global readership. Millions of investors visit their site each month and some 100,000 receive their weekly newsletter with over 150,000 investors follow them through social media channels including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and StockTwits.
ProActive Investors’ readership is what most would expect: the majority being men, aged 35-65, and earning $100,000+ per annum, and they browse ProActive’s website from work. Over 2,500 financial sector businesses visit the ProActive websites every month, mostly brokers, fund managers, analysts and company directors.
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 towards retailers. ARHT has offices in Toronto, Canada, and Hollywood, California.
ARHT Media trades under the symbol ART on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange.
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