Jason DeZwirek became the Chairman of Board in May 2013 and been a director of the Company since February 1994. He previously served as the Secretary of the Company since February 20, 1998. He also serves as a member of the boards of directors of the Company’s subsidiaries. He was the founder (1999), Chairman and CEO of Kaboose, Inc., which was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and was the largest independent family focused online media company in the world. Kaboose Inc. was sold to Disney and Barclays Private Equity in 2009. Mr. DeZwirek also previously served as a director and the Secretary of API Technologies Corp., a publicly traded company engaged in the manufacture of electronic components and systems for the defense and communications industries from November 2006 through January 2011. Mr. DeZwirek is and has also been involved in private investments activities.
With his experience at Kaboose Inc., Mr. DeZwirek brings broad executive expertise, including operations, technology, management, and strategy. Having served as director of the Company for over 20 years, he also has a breadth of knowledge of the overall issues the Company faces.