FOUNTAIN ASSET CORP. ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERSeptember 27, 2017
Toronto, Canada – Fountain Asset Corp. (FA: TSXV) (the “Company”) today announces the retirement of Jason G. Ewart as Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company, effective October 15, 2017. Since co-founding the Company in 2003, Mr. Ewart has served as CEO and Director. The Company is searching for a new Chief Executive Officer and expects to fill the position on a timely basis. Mr. Ewart has agreed to assist with the transition.
“This is a natural evolution in the development of Fountain. I look forward to assisting with the strategic initiatives and transitioning of a new CEO for Fountain.” said Mr. Ewart. He added, ”After producing six consecutive profitable quarters, Fountain is well positioned today for its next stage of expansion with a strong balance sheet and a diverse portfolio of investee companies. I cherish the time I have spent building and working with my management team at Fountain.”
The board of directors of the Company expresses its appreciation for Jason’s contributions to the Company over the last 15 years and wishes him the best with his future endeavours.
About Fountain Asset Corp.
Fountain Asset Corp. is a merchant bank which provides equity financing, bridge loan services (asset back/collateralized financing) and strategic financial consulting services to companies across many industries such as oil & gas, mining, real estate, manufacturing, retail, financial services, technology and biotechnology. For further information, please contact Paul Kelly at (416) 488-7760 or visit Fountain Asset Corp.’s website at www.fountainassetcorp.com.
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