Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - July 28, 2020) - SustainCo Inc. (TSXV: SMS) ("SustainCo" or the "Company") announces today that Al Quong has been appointed to the Company's board of directors. The Company also announces the resignation of Michael Galloro due to his growing business ventures outside of the Company.
Mr. Hazelton, CEO of SustainCo commented "Michael has been a long-lasting member of our board and we appreciate his contributions during his tenure. We wish him all the best in his future endeavours."
Mr. Quong is an experienced finance professional, with more than 25 years of operational and advisory experience in various capacities and industries. Mr. Quong is currently Chief Financial Officer for the Fovere Group of Companies, a boutique private equity firm which specializes in investments and financing within the real estate, natural and organic food and renewable energy sectors. Mr. Quong is also currently a director and Chairman of the Audit Committee for Pharmadrug Inc. Previously, he has held a number of senior finance roles, including but not limited to Chief Financial Officer for early stage cannabis public companies Nutritional High International Inc., and The Tinley Beverage Company Inc., and Assurance Senior Manager at KPMG Calgary.
Mr. Quong is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant (Illinois), and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Graduate Diploma in Forensic & Investigative Accounting from the University of Toronto Mississauga. Mr. Quong has also been appointed to the Audit Committee effective July 28, 2020.
Chris Hazelton said "I look forward to working with Al and believe he will make significant contributions to the board."
About SustainCo Inc.
SustainCo Inc. conducts its operations through its wholly owned subsidiary, VCI Controls.
VCI Controls is a leading supplier of building technologies and services that improve comfort, safety, energy efficiency, and occupant productivity. It is an industry leader in the development of intelligent building technology, including the integration of all building systems utilizing the latest in communications technologies and standards. VCI Controls' business focuses on digital controls and mechanical services, performance monitoring, and energy efficiency solutions.
With headquarters in Toronto, SustainCo has offices across Canada including, Halifax, Montreal, Pembroke, Ottawa, and Vaughan.
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