Toronto, ON – ARHT Media Inc. (“ARHT”) (TSX-V:ART OTCQB:ARHTF), creators of digital human holograms called HumaGrams™, today announced that it has appointed Ben Mulroney, Canadian broadcaster and television personality, to its Board of Directors.
Ben Mulroney is most recognized for his role as the host of the entertainment news program, etalk, covering news and major events in industry including the Oscars and the Golden Globes. Over his 13 years in television and radio, he has been on shows from the chatroom, to Canadian Idol and the etalk20. Over the years he has interviewed some of the biggest stars of film, fashion, music and television from around the world. Beyond his regular shows, Ben has worked for Good Morning America, guest hosted Live! With Kelly and was a member of the broadcast team from the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. He is currently producing a number of personal projects and works closely with children’s charitable organizations.
Commenting on his appointment to the board, Ben Mulroney said, “We’ve been talking about holograms becoming a reality since they were featured in iconic movies of the past. I am excited to see how people adopt and use it in the entertainment industry today. I look forward to working together with ARHT’s board and management team.”
CEO of ARHT Media Inc., Paul Duffy said “Ben is another name we are proud to have associated with our brand. Our goal is to build a well-rounded and powerful board that will become our key to exploring growth in the areas that HumaGrams™ are most relevant.”
Following the appointment of Mr. Mulroney, ARHT also announces the resignation of Ryan Ptolemy from its Board of Directors. Mr. Ptolemy is a Certified General Accountant and CFA charter holder, currently holding several financial leadership roles. Speaking of the move, Rene Bharti, Co-Founder and Chairman of ARHT said, “On behalf of the Board, I would like to thank Ryan for his valued contribution as a member of our Board of Directors, particularly in navigating things during our early days. We wish him the very best as he resumes his extensive regular responsibilities.”
About ARHT Media
ARHT Media Inc. creates HumaGrams™, the most believable and interactive human holograms. HumaGrams™ are generated using patent-pending Augmented Reality Holographic Technology (ARHT™), which is a scalable, repeatable and transportable form of 3D without the use of special glasses. This unique platform makes it possible for people to engage with HumaGrams™, opening up a wide range of applications from interactive retail displays, tradeshow booths, presentations, live shows and concerts. The various can be integrated into multiple forms of proximity and mobile marketing tactics to connect with an audience, drive sales efforts and create memorable experiences.
ARHT Media Inc. was co-founded in 2012, by Rene Bharti (Chairman), and entertainer Paul Anka (Chairman, Board of Advisors). The company is supported by a diverse and seasoned Management team spearheaded by its CEO Paul Duffy, a global entrepreneur and creator of the Digital Human Experience in online, mobile and holographic communications. ARHT team brings decades of experience from fields including entertainment, technology, marketing and finance. Advisors to the company include the likes of Larry King, Jason Bateman, Richard “Skip” Bronson, Michael Bublé, Carlos Slim, Irving Azoff and Kevin O’Leary.
ARHT Media trades under the symbol ART on the Toronto Venture Stock Exchange and the OTCQB Exchange under the symbol ARHTF.
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