SOURCE: Versant International

November 05, 2012 09:00 ET

Versant International Announces New Board Member

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 2012) - Versant International Inc. ("Versant" or the "Company") (OTCQB: VINTB), a diversified financial holding company focusing on investments in environmentally responsible, profitable and growing companies, announced today the addition of John Bradley Jackson to its Board of Directors, effective October 30, 2012. Mr. Jackson joins the Board as an independent director. 

Mr. Jackson is currently a director for The Center for Entrepreneurship, and also a professor at California State University, Fullerton. John founded The BirdDog Group, a marketing and sales consulting firm that specializes in helping small businesses increase profitability. He was senior vice president at Bowne and Company, a Fortune 1000 company, and also held various senior management roles at Dataquest, Conner Peripherals, and Forrester Research. Jackson is an author of multiple books on marketing and entrepreneurship, and currently serves as an advisor to the Small Business Development Corporation, BrandMixer, and College Web Media.

"We are extremely pleased to have John join our Board of Directors. He brings a wealth of knowledge and business expertise, especially in the areas of sales management and marketing. We look forward to his contributions in the coming years as we focus on profitability, and growing our business across various segments," said Glen Carnes, CEO of Versant International.

About Versant International
Headquartered in Irvine, California, Versant International is a diversified financial investment company that evaluates acquisition and investment opportunities with a focus on businesses of profitable and growing, environmentally responsible, companies. Versant International uses a superior team of financial research experts and in-house environmental responsibility analysis to make recommendations for strategic acquisitions. For more information, please visit our website at

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