HILLTOP CYBERSECURITY APPOINTS PAUL MATYSEK TO SPECIAL ADVISOR TO THE BOARD
Hilltop Cybersecurity Inc. has appointed Paul Matysek as special adviser to the board of directors. Mr. Matysek is a proven company builder with over 30 years of experience in the public markets -- having founded, built and sold five companies in the past 10 years and created shareholder value in excess of $2.5-billion. He built Energy Metals Corp., which was sold to UraniumOne in 2007 for $1.8-billion; Potash One, which sold to K+S Ag for $434-million in 2011; Lithium One, which merged with Galaxy Resources for $112-million in 2012; and, most recently, sold Goldrock Mines Corp. to Fortuna Silver Mines for $178-million in July, 2016. Mr. Matysek is currently executive chairman of Lithium X Energy Corp., which was recently offered $2.61 per share in cash for the company.
Corby Marshall, chief executive officer of Hilltop Cybersecurity, said: "We are delighted that Mr. Matysek has agreed to join Hilltop as a special adviser. His overwhelming success as a company builder will prove of great value to the company as we continue to execute on our business strategy. The cybersecurity and cryptocurrency sectors are moving at an extremely rapid pace, and, with our patented cybersecurity technology, our team is excited by the potential ahead of us."
Mr. Matysek said: "With over 1,400 cryptocurrencies and consumer adoption growing at a tremendous rate, there has never been a greater need for enhanced security. With its patented biometric security for cryptocurrency transactions and cold storage and its ability to protect exchanges with its Vauban platform, Hilltop is at the forefront of this critical part of the cryptocurrency revolution."
The company also announces that Ross McElroy has resigned from the board of directors. The company thanks him for his service and support.
The company also announces that, on Feb. 26, 2018, it granted a total of 2.4 million incentive stock options to to certain of its directors, officers and consultants pursuant to the company's 10-per-cent incentive stock option plan. All of the options vest on the date of grant and are exercisable for a two-year period at a price of 70 cents per share.
About Hilltop Cybersecurity Inc.
Hilltop Cybersecurity is a cybersecurity and cryptocurrency security specialist. The company has developed a unique, patented cybersecurity platform, designed to protect businesses from external and internal cyberattacks, and has also patented its biometric security solution for cryptocurrencies.