Vancouver, BC, April 11, 2019, Upco International Inc. (CSE: UPCO) (OTCQB: UCCPF) (FSE: U06) (“Upco”) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mr. Gert-Jan Geels as the Chief Financial Officer.
Gert-Jan Geels has been a finance professional for 27 years. He was a private banker at Delta Lloyd Bank from 1996 to 1999. From 1999 to 2012 he was an asset manager at Eureffect Asset Management where he was the co-owner and managed one of the largest independent asset management companies in Amsterdam for over a decade. Mr. Geels has extensive experience in financing small and medium-sized companies and helping them restructure their balance sheet and improve their use of working capital. Mr. Geels is the CEO of Bullfinch BV where he advises wealthy individuals from The Netherlands and Belgium in their investment strategies. Mr. Geels also served as a compliance officer for one of the largest Dutch precious metal traders. Mr. Geels obtained his bachelor’s degree in Banking and Finance from the Amsterdam Academy.
Mr. Andrea Pagani, CEO and President of Upco, commented, “we are pleased to have Mr. Geels join our team. With Mr. Geels extensive experience in financial planning and risk management together with his proven leadership skills will serve us well as we continue to grow and enhance our Company.”