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Our new CFO, Terence Byrne, joins the company with many years of experience in the art of acquiring capital, and has acted in various interim and full-time officer/director capacities in attempt to get various micro cap companies financed, operationally structured and developed.
Mr. Byrne will be instrumental during redevelopment of our company’s Global Online Trading platform; his duties will consist of directing finance and reporting, and will consult the Board on the development of operations and the overall business model and strategy of the company in the near term.
Our Platform, SoOum.com is subscription based international trading platform that is geared toward simplifying the importing and exporting of commodities across the globe.
Terence Byrne: Received a B.A. degree in economics from Villanova University of Villanova, Pennsylvania in 1980.
Later that year, he joined International Signal & Control (subsidiary - ESI) as a business developer in the countries of Nigeria, Israel, Pakistan, India and other frontier nations driving company revenues within these markets from $40,000,000 to $2,000,000,000.
In 1985 Mr. Bryne started Allivane ltd in London, UK which marketed and sold fuse technologies internationally, and also built fuse plants, including the entire assembly line.
In 1989 Terence (through Byrn Industries) bought Breed Industries Defense Systems (Alan Breed) in Boonton, New Jersey for $10,000,000 while purchasing Newmax Corp (owned by Tataran) for $12,000,000 and delivered contracts and merged into Digital Optronics, Inc.
Mr Byrne acted as Chairman and CEO of Digital Optronics, Inc during the development (bringing in customers such as Lockheed Martin) and sale of these group of companies.
In 1995 Mr. Byrne was asked to take over as CEO of Tirex Corp and tasked with the responsibility of building a plant to recycle tire(rubber). He raised $21,000,000 for the construction of the manufacturing plant and fully operated the company to an enterprise value of $145,000,000 in 2000.
In 2003 Mr. Byrne created Bartholomew International Investments, Inc. in NYC where he completed roughly 95 reverse mergers and successfully funded approximately $30,000,000 to early stage and micro cap companies.
Throughout the period of 2009 through 2017 Terence consulted companies like Mosaic Capital in Los Angeles, CA transitioning to a corporate finance group from an original M&A structure and developing transactions for the group for $10,000,000.