- SoLVBL Solutions (SOLV) has appointed Peter MacKay to its Advisory Board
- Mr. MacKay will provide strategic advice and guidance on government and public services
- Mr. MacKay served as Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of National Defense, and Minister of Foreign Affairs
- SoLVBL is a cybersecurity company with a mission to develop a universal standard for establishing digital record authenticity
- SoLVBL Solutions Inc. (SOLV) is up 28.57 per cent on the day, trading at C$0.045 per share at 2:45 pm ET
SoLVBL Solutions (SOLV) has appointed Peter MacKay to its Advisory Board, effective immediately.
Mr. MacKay will provide strategic advice and guidance on government and public services industry practice, infrastructure and economic development.
Mr. MacKay served as a Member of Parliament and senior Cabinet Minister in several high-profile portfolios, including Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of National Defense, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency. Mr. MacKay chaired the Government National Security Committee for almost 10 years and served on numerous inter-parliamentary committees.
Mr. MacKay is currently working with the Halifax law firm, McInnes Cooper LLP and is also a strategic advisor with Deloitte LLP, working domestically and internationally in areas such as aerospace and defence, procurement, infrastructure and justice reform. Mr. MacKay earned a B.A. from Acadia University in 1987, and his LL.B. from Dalhousie University in 1990.
“I am pleased that Canada has taken a leadership role in the field of cybersecurity in North America and I’m encouraged by the prospects of companies such as SoLVBL,” said MacKay. “They will play an important role in Canada’s future and as SoLVBL continues to grow, I hope my background, particularly in the field of national security will prove helpful. I look forward to contributing and working with the SoLVBL team to enable them to continue to grow by broadening their outreach in Canada and abroad.”
Kaiser Akbar, CEO of SoLVBL, commented on the news.
“We are very excited to have Hon. Peter MacKay join our Advisory Board. We believe his extensive public policy experience and demonstrated ability to bring people of divergent views together for a common purpose will strengthen our efforts. We also welcome his expertise and international business acumen to help continue to build SoLVBL and its rapid growth opportunities. He is a significant addition to our advisory team and his international affairs expertise will be an unparalleled resource.”
SoLVBL is a cybersecurity company with a mission to develop a universal standard for establishing digital record authenticity.
SoLVBL Solutions Inc. (SOLV) is up 28.57 per cent on the day, trading at C$0.045 per share at 2:45 pm ET.