SOURCE: Keek Inc.

Keek Inc.

August 05, 2015 17:59 ET

Keek Adds Three New Directors to Board

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 05, 2015) - Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) is pleased to announce today that it has appointed William Lavin, Vincent C. McLeod and Ahmed Khan to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Lavin is the President of Terrific Corporation, a software development firm he founded in 2000. Prior to founding Terrific Corporation, Mr. Lavin was Vice President of MegaChain.com Ltd. from August 1998 to February 2000, a company listed on the NASDAQ OTC. Mr. Lavin was also the President of IGN from July 1995 to July 1998, a publicly traded company on the Vancouver Stock Exchange. Through his service with these public companies Mr. Lavin has gained knowledge of corporate governance matters. In addition, Mr. Lavin has an expertise in credit card acquisition and marketing having served as Project Manager at American Express from 1979 to 1988.

Mr. McLeod helped to found Navaho Neworks Inc, a company which developed five separate online payment processing services and several proprietary payment technologies. Prior to founding Navaho, Mr. McLeod held a number of senior positions with large Canadian organizations, including: Vice President, Information Technology of Westmont Corporation; National Manager of Computer Services at William M. Mercer Ltd., a division of Marsh McLellan; Manager, Processing Services for Simpson's Limited; Director of Computing Services at The University of Manitoba; and Assistant Director Computing Services at Concordia University. In addition to these senior level positions held by Mr. McLeod, he has provided consultation services to major corporations including Air Canada and Hydro Quebec on hardware and software selection, operations, planning, modelling and project management.

Mr. Khan is the President & Chief Investment Officer of Fairview Capital International Limited (FCIL). Prior to joining FCIL, Mr. Khan was Portfolio Manager at Tralucent Asset Management. Mr. Khan was also employed by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority from 1996 to 2008 rising to the position of Senior Fund Manager responsible for over US$5 billion in assets. Mr. Khan is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Society Toronto.

"We are extremely pleased to have three new Board members of this calibre to help guide the Company through these challenging times. We look forward to their contributions while the Company continues to seek financing and strategic partnerships," says John Jussup, Chairman of the Board.

These appointments are subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Keek:
Keek is a leading mobile video social network with members worldwide. Keek is easy to use, fast and personal. With Keek, members around the world create and interact with videos up to 36 seconds in length and 111 characters of accompanying text, in either public or private views. Keek makes it simple for anyone to instantly create, distribute, discover and react to content in real-time across mobile devices and the web. The Keek app is available in over 190 countries across 6 global regions, and in 36 languages.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this Release.

Contact Information

  • For further information please contact:

    Dimi Paun
    Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer
    416-639-5335 ext. 230
    dimi@keek.com