TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Dec. 1, 2015) – Imperus Technologies Corp. (“Imperus” or the “Company“) (TSX VENTURE:LAB)(FRANKFURT:ISX)(FRANKFURT WKN:A12B58), a leading developer and operator of social casino games, is pleased to announce the appointment of Asha Daniere as an independent director of the Company, effective immediately.
Asha Daniere is Executive Vice-President, Legal & Business Affairs at Blue Ant Media, a multi-platform media company. Asha has a proven track record of facilitating the growth of emerging digital technology companies through the execution of complex international acquisitions and strategic decision-making. In each of her senior deal making roles over the last decade, she has led the negotiation of transformative transactions and been instrumental in increasing value. She also brings extensive legal experience in regulatory matters and corporate governance issues, as well as a solid background in M&A and securities law.
Asha was previously the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Score Media Inc., a publicly traded sports media company, which sold to Rogers Media in 2012 at a valuation of $164M. Prior to her role at Score Media, Asha was General Counsel at Fun Technologies Inc., an Internet start-up traded on the TSX and on AIM. Fun Technologies was focused on online skill games and online fantasy sports offerings and was bought by Liberty Media Inc. during her tenure at a valuation of $454M. In addition to her experience in Canada, Asha practiced law in the United States, as an associate at White and Case LLP in New York City and as in-house counsel to The Topps Company, Inc. Asha was called to the bar in both New York State and Ontario. She received her J.D. from Tulane Law School and her B.A. from the University of Toronto.
Imperus Technologies Corp., the parent company of Diwip and Akamon, is a developer of social and mobile gaming for PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms. Diwip and Akamon design, develop and distribute their top ranked social casino-themed games within online social networks (such as Facebook) and mobile platforms (such as Android and iPhone). All of the Diwip and Akamon games are free to play and generate revenue primarily through the in-game sale of virtual coins.
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