TORONTO, Oct. 4, 2021 /CNW/ - Kontrol Technologies Corp. (NEO: KNR) (OTCQB: KNRLF) (FSE: 1K8) ("Kontrol" or the "Company"), a leader in smart building technologies, is pleased to announce the results of voting at its Annual General Meeting held Thursday, September 30, 2021.
Shareholders overwhelmingly voted in favour of all items put forward by the Board of Directors ("the Board") and Management. At the meeting, Mr. Joseph Ragusa was elected to the Board. Kontrol's Board now consists of Paul Ghezzi (CEO), Claudio Del Vasto (CFO), Andrew Bowerbank (Independent), Ernest Belyea (Independent), Joanna Osawe (Independent), Zhengquan Chen (Independent) and Joseph Ragusa (Independent).
As a founding partner and former Principal of Sussex Strategy Group ("Sussex"), Mr. Joseph Ragusa was involved in every facet of the business, taking the firm from being a start up to one of Canada's premier public affairs consulting firms. With over 30 years of experience in business, government, consulting, and politics, Mr. Ragusa has strength in assessing complex situations, devising plans to achieve outcomes, then leading the execution of those plans. Mr. Ragusa is an expert at identifying and working toward the right solutions, be they legislative, regulatory, policy, fiscal or political, to accomplish win-win scenarios for clients and government.
Shareholder also voted in favour of: (i) receiving and considering the comparative financial statements of the Company for the financial year ended December 31, 2020; (ii) setting the number of Directors at seven; (iii) electing Directors for the ensuing year as noted above; (iv) appointing MNP LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants as auditor of the Company; (v) approving the adoption of the Company's Stock Option Plan, as described in the Information Circular; and (vi) approving the adoption of the Company's Restricted Share Compensation Plan, as described in the Information Circular.
Company COO Transition
Mr. Kristian Lavereau will transition from the Company's Chief Operating Officer (COO) to Director of Smart Building Technologies. Mr. Lavereau will take on the important responsibility of product management and innovation for Kontrol's smart building technologies. In particular, he will focus on the growth of the SmartSuite and SmartSite building technologies which also has a direct relationship with the monetizing of carbon credits for customers.
"We thank our Board and welcome Mr. Joseph Ragusa as new independent board member," said Paul Ghezzi. "We would also like to thank Mr. Lavereau for his efforts as he continues as part of the Kontrol leadership team in the role of Director of smart building technologies."
About Kontrol Technologies Corp.
Kontrol Technologies Corp. (NEO:KNR) (OTCQB:KNRLF) (FSE:1K8) is a leader in smart buildings and cities through IoT, Cloud and SaaS technology. Kontrol provides a combination of software, hardware, and service solutions to its customers to improve energy management, air quality and continuous emission monitoring.
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