Binovi Technologies Corp (CVE: VISN) (OTCQB: BNVIF), the Toronto-based healthcare group, revealed that Eric Phillips, a White House fellow between 1990 and 1991, has been hired as a strategic advisor to assist with the commercialization of the Binovi Product Platform.
"We are extremely privileged to have Mr. Phillips join the company in an official Advisory capacity," Adam Cegielski, Binovi founder and chief executive said in a statement. "He has been following our progress and is excited to join the company at a time when he can make great impact."
"Our recent acquisition of the VIMA Rev ballistic grade strobe technology is a perfect opportunity to leverage his impressive political relationships. He is an incredibly creative and intelligent problem solver and we are a better company with him on our team," he added.
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Phillips is a former advisor on sustainable development for the government of Guyana, and the CEO of the Green Guyana Expo and International Business Summit. He has served internationally as chairman of the board, CEO, MD, VP, COO, program director, and engineer in seven countries. He holds a BSc in chemical engineering from McMaster University and an MBA in marketing and international business.
"I look forward to bringing my political and regulatory expertise to Binovi Technologies in order to advance the company’s goals in commercializing the Binovi Platform products within a number of areas overseen by the various levels of government. It is imperative to understand the intricacies of these processes when dealing with matters of health and safety," Phillips said.
In the US, he launched his career as the project manager at AT&T Bell Laboratories for the $15B FTS2000 integrated telecommunication project which allowed him, among other factors, to successfully compete to become a 1990-91 White House Fellow.
Phillips has won many awards including the AT&T Senior VP Award (1993); the Bell Labs Outstanding Service Award (1990) and the Scientific Achievement Award for Apollo Technologies in 1982, Binovi noted.
He has been featured on the cover of Business Week International and Black Engineering Magazines. He was nominated for the United States Black Engineer of the Year Award for his work on FTS-2000.
Binovi Technologies, formerly known as Eyecarrot Innovations Corp, is a leader in neuro-vision performance technology and is developing a platform for the vision development, rehabilitation, and performance industries.
Shares in Toronto ticked up 2.17% to C$0.24 each.
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