SOURCE: Avra Inc.

Avra Inc.

January 20, 2015 09:01 ET

Avra, Inc. Appoints VP of ATM Kiosk Operations

GREENVILLE, SC--(Marketwired - Jan 20, 2015) - Avra, Inc. (OTCQB: AVRN) ("Avra" or the "Company"), a development stage company pioneering product innovation and activation of merchant and consumer commerce in the global Bitcoin-related digital currencies market, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Vasiliy Smetanin to the role of Vice President, ATM and Kiosk Development.

Mr. Smetanin's appointment strengthens the Company's strategic marketing and operations ability as he brings extensive experience in the execution of proven corporate strategies that have successfully propelled growth in various segments of the kiosk industry.

"Vasiliy is an important appointment for Avra and our global ATM and Kiosk operational aims. He brings experience and leadership abilities that will help drive our operations to fruition on a global scale," said Steve Shepherd, CEO of Avra Inc. "I have had the pleasure of working alongside Vasiliy in the past, and have immense respect for his experience and prior accomplishments. Our relationship is already one of trust, and this is a great thing to have in place as we move ahead with our ambitious kiosk market strategy for 2015."

"I am extremely pleased to be joining the team at Avra in order to help bring forward the Company's ATM operations. It is a prime opportunity to increase the adoption of new digital currencies which can help make the global consumer experience more accessible and convenient," stated Vasiliy Smetanin. "Our vision is of changing the world for the better by providing practical and easy to use payment solutions."

Before joining Avra, Smetanin served as CEO of Mango Pay SRL, a global payment kiosk solution provider, where he spearheaded expansion throughout Central America and the Caribbean, as well as working as a Business Consulting Trainer and Coach for close to a decade.

About Avra, Inc. (OTCQB: AVRN)
Avra, Inc. is focused on solutions in the digital currency markets, particularly in the provisioning of payment solutions to businesses worldwide. The Company's business model is divided into four distinct categories: AvraPay: to develop a complete, turn-key and painless way for merchants to process Bitcoin payment transactions; AvraATM: to promote usage and acceptance of digital currencies through the Company's proposed network of ATMs; AvraTourism: to provide cryptocurrency payment processing solutions for high volume merchants such as hotels and casinos; AvraNews: to provide a news portal focusing on digital currency news. For more information about the Company please visit:

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