Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
Aerius International, Inc (AERS), today announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Harold L. Rounds as Interim Chief Executive Officer effective May 4, 2014. Once certain milestones have been reached, and the position made permanent, the Board has agreed to extend him a three year contract.
“After a thorough and deliberate selection process, the Board of Directors is delighted that Harold will lead Aerius as we navigate through the evolving and expanding landscape of wireless technology and media,” said Brian Sims, President and member of the Board of Directors. “Harold has a thorough understanding of the needs of our company and its shareholders and I have no doubt that he is the right person to take the helm at Aerius International Inc at this stage of its development.”
“I am honored that the Aerius Board of Directors has chosen me as CEO to lead the company thru its expansion from a technology driven company to a media and consumer products company”.
Mr. Rounds has spent the last 30 years as a business owner and business consultant to small and midsized companies in the United States and abroad.
Mr. Rounds created Principal Protected Securities as credit enhancement instruments to enable nontraditional buyers to purchase commodities and commercial real estate.
He has an extensive knowledge of manufacturing from his ownership of Advanced Metals Technology, a specialized welding sub contractor that produced parts for the U.S Department of Defense.
During the tech boom Mr. Rounds owned a software company that produced one of the first list management programs, that was compatible with Word Perfect, for use by enterprise companies: Pacific Bell, Metropolitan Life, Manufacturers Hanover etc.
He has provided finance, marketing and operating consulting services to foreign based companies in the agriculture, telecommunications and entertainment sectors and was a consultant to the Ministry of Agriculture for the Government of Nigeria.
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