SOURCE: Pure Snax International, Inc.

Pure Snax International, Inc.

November 06, 2015 14:35 ET

PureSnax International Strengthens Management Team - Appoints Experienced Chief Financial Officer

WOODBRIDGE, NJ--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2015) - PureSnax International, Inc. (OTC PINK: PSNX) ("PureSnax" or "Company"), a functional food and healthy snacks company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark S. Engler as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of the Board of Directors. Mr. Engler will also head up the audit committee of the Company.

In his role as CFO for PureSnax International, Engler will work closely with the CEO to ensure that the Company's financial reporting meets all SEC regulations and tax guidelines, as well as providing valuable guidance in the development and the ongoing sustainability of the Company's growing business.

"We are very pleased to have added a seasoned financial manager with Mark's capabilities and reputation to the PureSnax International management team," commented Company CEO and President, Pat Gosselin. "His leadership skills and many years of experience in accounting, financial planning, audit, and tax preparation will strengthen our organization and be an asset in the execution of our corporate growth strategy."

Mark Engler provides leadership, sought after advice and direction in the areas of finance, accounting, investor relations, business and corporate development, business structure and operations for both public and private companies. Through his extensive knowledge and experience, he helps build high performing organizations that achieve predictable results. He is focused on annual and long-term financial planning, business unit analytics, and company-wide execution of strategic objectives. His specialties include merger and acquisition consultation, forensic accounting, corporate accounting, corporate tax regulation, and corporate tax preparation. 

Mark began his career with the Internal Revenue Service Agency (IRS) as a Senior Field Revenue Agent where he investigated and performed audits specifically on large corporate tax payers and high profile individuals. Since leaving the IRS in 1977, Mark has been in private practice using his knowledge and expertise to help his corporate clients navigate the stringent rules and regulations of corporate tax law. He also represents clients in front of the IRS and other tax governing authorities in tax audits, appeals, as well as criminal and civil tax litigation when necessary. His deep knowledge and understanding of forensic accounting and tax law provides Mark with a unique perspective allowing him to deliver high results and long lasting value for each of his clients.

Mark Engler concluded, "I am very excited to join the PureSnax team as the Company's new Chief Financial Officer and Director. I look forward to utilizing all of my knowledge, experience, and financial management capabilities to help make PureSnax a lasting success."

About PureSnax International, Inc. (PSNX)

PureSnax International, Inc. is a functional food and healthy snacks company engaged in development, sourcing, branding and distribution of healthy food and snack products through its wellness brands. The Company offers an assortment of sugar free, peanut free, kosher, low fat, low sodium and non-genetically modified (GMO) certified products. Its product categories include marshmallow squares (made without gelatin), protein bars, gum and various condiments, hemp and hemp related products, among others. The Company's brands and products include Wow it's not Sugar! (Xylitol); Wow Mints; Wow Rice Delites; Wow Krazee Korn (Naturally Flavored Candy Coated Popcorn); Jams sweetened with Wow it's not Sugar!, and ketchup and sauces, which are also sweetened with Wow it's not Sugar!

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