SOURCE: Bark Group Inc.

Bark Group Inc.

September 20, 2010 09:05 ET

Bark Group Inc. Announces Former Director of BBDO New York as New Chairman of Bark

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 20, 2010) -  Bark Group Inc. (OTCBB: BKPG), an innovative integrated U.S. advertising and marketing company with a multinational client base, announced today that the company has strengthened its Board of Directors by hiring Lars Thomassen, former Director of the global advertising agency network BBDO N.Y. and Vice President of BBDO Europe, as new Chairman and part Owner of Bark Group Inc. 

Resigning Chairman Bent Helvang, who will continue as a member of the board, stated, "With his 8 year track record of running profitable network agencies, the addition of Lars Thomassen as new chairman of Bark Group Inc. will strengthen our company's ability to reach our main target, financially and otherwise."

Lars Thomassen agreed, adding, "With Bark Group Inc.'s newly achieved financial streamlining of the company, I see great opportunities to build a strong network of creative agencies that desire to be part of a new network with Scandinavian leadership and values."

About Lars Thomassen
Lars Thomassen was the co-founder of BBDO Denmark, a Board Member of BBDO Worldwide in New York for eight years and was also the Vice President of BBDO Europe, where he held special responsibilities for North, Central and Eastern Europe. Lars has co-authored several books, including: "Retailization," "Private Label" and "How to Succeed in Retail." He is also the former Chairman of the Danish Marketing Association. 

About Bark Group Inc.
Bark Group Inc. is a pioneering U.S. communications company aiming to create a network of multiplatform media and advertising houses by acquiring profitable and innovative media and advertising companies in order to rapidly expand its presence in the U.S. and Europe. Through its growing network of companies, Bark is adding more competencies and media under one roof, expanding its customer and revenue base and ultimately winning significantly larger international clients.

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