SOURCE: Alto Group Holdings, Inc.

Alto Group Holdings, Inc.

April 15, 2010 11:26 ET

Alto Group Holdings Announces the Appointment of Chene Gardner as CFO

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 15, 2010) -  Alto Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ALTO) ("Alto Group" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Chene Gardner to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

Mr. Gardner has served as the Chief Financial Officer and Financial Controller of various small public and private companies over the past two decades. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Director of Secure Netwerks, Inc., a provider of computer hardware, software and information technology services and is a publicly traded company. Mr. Gardner also serves as the financial controller for SportsNuts, Inc. another public entity, and has served in this capacity since September 1999. Mr. Gardner has been the Chief Financial Officer and member of the board of directors of Cancer Therapeutics, Inc., a cancer biotherapy company since May 2004. Previously, Mr. Gardner served as the Chief Executive Officer of Global Networks, Inc., an advertising company from March 2005 until December 2009. Mr. Gardner also served as the Chief Financial Officer and member of the board of directors of Synerteck Incorporated, a publicly traded IT service provider from April 2001 until December 2005. From January 1997 to September 1999, Mr. Gardner served as Financial Manager for Aluminum Builders, Inc., a producer of various home improvement items. 

Mr. Gardner also brings five years of auditing and accounting experience with the firm of Deloitte & Touche LLP from June 1990 to August 1995, serving clients in the banking, manufacturing, and retail industries. Mr. Gardner holds Bachelor and Masters of Accounting degrees from Weber State University, Utah. Mr. Gardner is a Certified Public accountant and is actively involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 

The Board and Management of Alto Group look forward to Mr. Gardner joining the team and to providing the highest levels of accounting standards and transparency for the company during our upcoming 2010 fiscal year and beyond.

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the development, costs and results of our exploration program at our properties and any anticipated future production. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with petroleum exploration and development stage exploration companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-KSB for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-QSB and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Alto Group Holdings, Inc.
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Mark Daniel Klok
President and CEO

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