Optiva Appoints David Haselwood to Board of Directors

TORONTO, March 2, 2020 – Optiva Inc. (“Optiva” or the “Company“) (TSX: OPT), a leader in providing communications service providers (CSPs) worldwide with cloud-native revenue management software on the public cloud, is pleased to announce the appointment of David Haselwood to the board of directors of the Company, effective today. Mr. Haselwood replaces Andrew Price, who has resigned from the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Price has served as a Preferred Director of the board since January 2017 as well as a member of the Company’s Nomination Committee and as the Chairman of the Company’s Compensation Committee. 


Mr. Haselwood has over 23 years of experience in global capital markets, corporate finance, and business operations.  He is a senior analyst for JFL Capital Management, and he previously served in a similar role for Lyon Street Capital. Mr. Haselwood is co-founder and general partner of G-Con, LLC, a holding company with a majority interest in G-Con Manufacturing, the world’s leading provider of modular, mobile manufacturing solutions, and other enterprises. 


“We are delighted to have David join the Optiva board. His experience in capital markets, corporate finance, and business operations will be of great value to the Company. We would like to thank Andrew Price for his many contributions to the board,” said Danielle Royston, CEO of Optiva.


With Mr. Price’s resignation and the appointment of Mr. Haselwood, Optiva’s board consists of seven members, with the other members being Scott Brighton (Chairman), Demetrios Anaipakos, Chris Helling, Christy Jones, Robert Stabile, and Farhan Thawar.


About Optiva Inc.:

Optiva Inc. is the leader in providing communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide with cloud-native revenue management software on the public cloud. Operators and MVNOs can integrate our best-of-breed charging engine into a BSS stack or deploy our fully managed, end-to-end, SaaS-based suite. Optiva solutions offer unmatched speed, scale, security and savings. Our market knowledge, analytical insights and unique Customer Success Program ensure telecoms are equipped to achieve their strategic business goals. Established in 1999, Optiva Inc. is on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: OPT). For more information, visit www.optiva.wpengine.com.


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