TORONTO, April 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Epcylon Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:PRFC) ("Epcylon" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Loris Macor, CA, CFA, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors.
"Because Loris's tax and business expertise is unparalleled, we are delighted that he is joining Epcylon's Board of Directors," stated Todd Halpern, Chairman of the Board. "Loris will continue to serve as a senior tax advisor and practitioner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC)," continued the Chairman, as he highlighted Mr. Macor's background. "He received his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in 1975, and his Fellowship Chartered Professional Accountant designation in 2011. For over 39 years he has distinguished himself in his service to his firm, the business community, and a large number of community based organizations."
Throughout his professional career, Loris has served public & private corporations, focusing on owner-managed businesses servicing the automotive (retail and distribution), and agricultural sectors. In addition, he has made a significant contribution to PwC in his various management and leaderships roles.
Loris is a past tax leader of the PwC Southwest Ontario Region, comprising the Windsor, London, and Waterloo offices. As a senior leader in the Southwest Ontario Region Practice's broader professional community, Loris has mentored many PwC staff, partners, and other industry professionals throughout his career. He was also the founder and Canadian Editor (2006-2010) of one of PwC's major publications, Wealth and Tax Matters. Dealing with business and tax issues that are faced by business organizations, their owners, and high net worth individuals, the publication is considered by many to be one of the most successful periodicals produced by the Canadian Firm.
Epcylon's CEO, Peter George, has known Mr. Macor for many years. "Loris has served his clients and residents of his community exceptionally well, both personally and professionally," praised Mr. George. "He brings a wealth of experience from the public and private sectors; he possesses intimate insights gained from assisting large successful global companies, as well as smaller fast-emerging startups. I am honored to call him friend and colleague. He will be a great addition to our Board."
In addition to becoming a Board member, Loris Macor will also chair the audit committee, and sit as an independent director. Epcylon's Board of Directors consists of: Todd Halpern, Epcylon chairman; Peter George, Epcylon CEO; Cato Kemmler, Epcylon President; and Douglas McKay, Director of Trading; and Loris Macor, Independent Director.
About Epcylon Technologies, Inc.
Epcylon (OTCBB:PRFC) is an innovator in four fields: intuitive trading software; applications that assist fundraising for charities & sports trading; energy efficient lighting technologies; and sustainable building materials. Please visit us at http://www.epcylon.com
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