VANCOUVER, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ - Blue Zone Entertainment Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the interactive broadcast solutions company Blue Zone, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLZN - news), has appointed Jeremy Black, CA as Corporate Controller & Director of Finance.Mr. Black joins Blue Zone from the publicly-traded travel and leisure giant Intrawest Corp. (NYSE and TSE), where he served as the director of financial development.
new role at Blue Zone
is responsible for financial reporting to investors, taxation authorities and regulatory commissions.He will manage treasury, strategic financial developments, controllership, budgeting, annual audits, quarterly reviews and the on-going relationship with Blue Zone's auditor KPMG.
is positioned to make outstanding contributions to Blue Zone's
expanding business," said Warren.
Blue Zone shareholders will benefit from the high caliber of oversight and planning that Jeremy
will bring to our reporting and business modeling in the years ahead." Mr. Black
has a long history of working for and with U.S. and Canadian publicly-traded companies.As a senior manager for KPMG in Vancouver, he was directly involved with a broad range of public company projects and transactions.He
brings experience and capabilities that will provide Blue Zone
with leadership in complex financial accounting issues under both US and Canadian GAAP.
"I am excited to join a world leader in the high-growth interactive broadcasting industry.My experience in the public markets as well as my strong ties to the financial community will help ensure financial expansion for Blue Zone in the coming years," said Corporate Controller & Director of Finance Jeremy Black. Mr. Black joined Blue Zone on January 2nd, 2001.