Eric Luk to succeed Bryant Pike as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Bryant joined the Company in the fall of 2018 following the Company’s disposition of the oil and gas assets. During his tenure, he was instrumental in completing the transition of Hunter into a technology issuer and concluding the recent acquisition of fintech company FinFabrik. Bryant is departing the Company to pursue other opportunities.
Eric is a CA with over 15 years of financial and management experience, and he is the current Head of Finance of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, FinFabrik. Previously, he served as the CFO for FORMIA, and prior to that he held financial leadership and management positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Swire Pacific (0019.HK) and Cathay Pacific (0293.HK). Eric began his career as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in the UK.
Bryant will remain a consultant to the Company to assist with a transition of the CFO duties.
Florian M. Spiegl, CEO states:
"I would like to thank Mr. Pike for his invaluable contribution to Hunter in a period of change from an oil and gas E&P company to a technology player in digital commodities marketplaces. The move of Eric Luk into the CFO position will further support the integration of the FinFabrik technology group, while providing a seamless transition of duties. I am pleased that we demonstrate our ability to develop our management team from within the company and have such a dynamic leader take on responsibility as CFO.“
Hunter is deeply indebted to Bryant and wishes him well in all his future endeavours.
About Hunter Technology Corp.
Hunter Technology Corp. develops interactive software platforms powered by blockchain technology that digitalize and streamline physical oil trading throughout the transaction lifecycle. With its solutions, Hunter delivers more favorable economics and fair market access for all and promotes the transition towards a more environmentally and ethically responsible ecosystem. Its flagship product OilEx will connect independent oil producers, buyers, and traders in a trusted digital marketplace to optimize prices, simplify processes, improve transparency, and support a reduced carbon footprint. Through its data analytics capabilities, Hunter will offer real time supply chain management tools for tracking the origin, transhipment, and processing of hydrocarbons and the environmental, social and governance (ESG) compliance during their life cycle.
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