Polo Biology Global Group Corporation

Polo Biology Global Group Corporation

February 26, 2009 08:00 ET

Polo Biology Global Group Corporation Appoints New CFO and Auditors

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2009) -


Polo Biology Global Group Corporation ("Polo" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:PGG), is pleased to announce the appointment of a new officer and auditors.

The Company has appointed Ian Fodie as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fodie has had an extensive career, including most recently serving as President and CEO of Oriental Minerals (TSX.V), as the CFO for Longview Capital Partners Inc. (TSX), and former CFO and VP of Operations at Mainframe Entertainment Inc. (TSX). Mr. Fodie studied at the University of Otago in New Zealand where he received his Bachelor of Commerce degree. Mr. Fodie continued on to obtain his Chartered Accountant (New Zealand) designation.

"I am pleased and excited to join Polo and look forward to working with management and the Board," said Mr. Fodie. "The Company is in an attractive and high growth sector with great opportunities lying ahead."

In connection with the Company's recently completed Qualifying Transaction, the Company's Board of Directors has appointed Manning Elliott LLP as the Company's new independent auditors, replacing the firm of Smythe Ratcliffe LLP, which agreed to resign on the completion of the Qualifying Transaction at the request of the Company. There were no reportable events with respect to the change of auditor.

"On behalf of the management team and the Board of Directors, I would like to welcome Ian in joining the Polo team, and I am looking forward to working closely with Ian to maintain and further build a solid foundation to support Polo's growth initiatives," said Paul Wu, President and Chief Executive Officer of Polo Biology Global Group. "I would like to also thank Smythe Ratcliffe LLP for its dedicated service over the past year and a half."

About Polo Biology Global Group Corporation

The Company, through its operating subsidiaries in China, develops, manufactures and distributes health supplements, personal and homecare products across China under the Polo brand. The Company currently distributes its products through Polo Biology, which manages a network of retail outlets operated by its franchisees.

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Contact Information

  • Polo Biology Global Group Corporation
    Paul Wu
    Chief Executive Officer
    (604) 609-6155
    Email: info@pbggc.com
    Polo Biology Global Group Corporation
    Ali Mahdavi
    Corporate Finance & Investor Relations
    (416) 962-3300
    Email: am@spinnakercmi.com