International Zeolite Announces Appointment of Mark Caplan as Advisor
Vancouver, British Columbia, International Zeolite Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX.V: IZ) (OTCQB: IZCFF) (FSE: ZEON) an international marketer and supplier of natural zeolite and zeolite products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Mark Caplan as an Advisor to the Company’s Board of Directors.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Caplan to the International Zeolite team,” said Ray Paquette, CEO. “Mark brings a wealth of talent, experience, and leadership and will add significant depth and perspective as we expand our Green Tech solutions in Canada, the United States and international markets.”
Mark has over 30 years of experience in finance, with a breadth of experience in leading wholesale financial services businesses in Canada and internationally. Mark was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Montreal Europe located in Dublin. BME provides wholesale banking services to European clients.
Previously, Mr. Caplan served as President of the Global Risk Institute in Financial Services, a non-profit, public and private partnership aimed at strengthening risk management practices throughout the financial services industry globally. From 2010-2016, Mark worked as Regional Head of Scotiabank’s European business. He worked in a senior capacity for the Bank of Canada and is a former member of the Monetary Policy Review Committee and the Financial System Review Committee. He was also a longstanding executive at BMO Capital Markets in Toronto. Mark is a former Board member of BMO Europe plc (public limited company), Scotiabank Europe plc, and Chair of Scotia Capital Europe Limited.
Mr. Caplan is a Distinguished Fellow of the Munk School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and a member of the Investment Committee of the Perimeter
Institute for Theoretical Physics.
The Company has granted incentive stock options to Mr. Caplan to purchase 160,000 common shares in the capital of the Company for an exercise price of $0.135 for a two-year period, pursuant to its Stock Option Plan.
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