VANCOUVER, BC, June 3, 2022 – RYU Apparel Inc. (TSXV: RYU) (OTCQB: RYPPF) (FWB: RYA) (“RYU” or the “Company”), creator of award-winning urban athletic apparel, is pleased to welcome Robert Lelovic, CA, CPA as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFQO).
Mr. Lelovic brings two decades of experience building public companies across diverse industries from Silicon Valley technology companies to the energy sector in the Canadian Oil Fields and the Financial District of Toronto.
During his time as a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mr. Lelovic garnered extensive experience not only in the preparation and review of financial disclosures for publicly traded companies but also includes but is not limited to the implementation of corporate governance practices and regulatory reporting including prospectuses, both for OSC and SEC clients. He monitored a wide variety of engagements including, budget reviews, audits, initial public offerings, due diligence, and special reporting such as IFRS diagnostics and the preparation of white papers, GAAP reconciliations and internal control reports.
Mr. Lelovic commented, “I’m excited to join the talented and hardworking RYU team. Being a fan of the brand and user of their fantastic products, I am excited to have an opportunity to support the advancement of strategic growth plans, while executing on the financial reporting and control environment that empowers the leadership team to keep doing what they are best at.”
In addition to appointing Mr. Lelovic as CFO, the Company has issued an aggregate of 7,722,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company of which, 2,250,000 of the options issued were to directors and or officers of the Company. The options vest immediately and are exercisable for a period of 5 years from the date of grant at a price of $0.055 per common share.
About RYU Apparel
RYU Apparel (TSXV: RYU, OTCQB: RYPPF), or Respect Your Universe, is an award winning urban athletic apparel and accessories brand engineered for active lifestyles. Designed without compromise for fit, comfort, and durability, RYU exists to facilitate optimal human performance. For more information, please visit the RYU website at: http://ryu.com
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