MONTRÉAL, QC, October 19, 2021 – Hapbee Technologies, Inc. (TSXV: HAPB) (OTCQB: HAPBF) (FSE: HA1) (“Hapbee” or the “Company”), the Canadian-based wearable, wellness technology company and creator of the Hapbee headband is pleased to announce the expansion of its leadership team.
In pursuit of growth initiatives, the Company has appointed Jordan Neville as Director, Customer Growth & Retention and Iggy Rodriguez as VP, Business Development & Partnerships. They will be responsible for contributing to Hapbee’s sales expansion and increasing the Company’s brand outreach to a wider customer base.
Profile of Newly Appointed Growth Executives
Jordan Neville – Director, Customer Growth & Retention
Jordan Neville has built a 10-year career in sales leadership roles and entrepreneurship. Jordan served as the Director of Sales at Peloton, a U.S. exercise equipment and media giant for five years. During his tenure at Peloton, he oversaw Peloton’s sales growth from one bike a week to over 10,000 bikes per day and achieved a 97% retention rate in monthly subscriptions. Prior to joining Peloton, he has founded two startups, namely Giv and Fit4Purpose. With an educational background in Economics and Mathematics from Loughborough University, England, he implements a number-based approach with a focus on growth, strategy and execution based around data and analytics in every role that he has held in his career. In 2020, Jordan launched the first social commerce platform called cart•rev.
Iggy Rodriguez – VP, Business Developments & Partnerships
Iggy has a 12-year track record of fostering key client relationships and executing effective marketing campaigns in a number of different fields. Iggy entered the health and wellness space as the Head of Global Partnerships at Therabody, curating deals with some of the world’s largest brands, teams and influencers. He started his career in sponsorships with the Los Angeles Dodgers and was the Director of Advertising and Partnerships for the Detroit Pistons before getting his EMBA at The University of Chicago, Booth. Additionally, Iggy served as the National Partnerships Director for an events marketplace called Kapow and played an integral part in its initial fundraising and eventual sale to Vista Capital in 2015
“The addition of both Jordan and Iggy brings years of growth expertise and leadership experience in consumer-focused companies within the wellness industry to Hapbee,” said Yona Shtern, CEO of Hapbee. “The appointment of two senior growth executives, coupled with our strong proprietary technology enables us to advance growth strategies in delivering a unique product to the marketplace. That said, we look forward to working with Jordan and Iggy in scaling up the distribution of our Hapbee devices to a broad audience.”
Canadian-based Hapbee is a wearable wellness technology company that aims to help people enhance how they feel. Powered by patented ultra-low radio frequency energy (ulRFE®)technology, Hapbee delivers low-power electromagnetic signals designed to produce sensations such as Happy, Alert, Focus, Relax, and others. The Company has offices in Montreal, Vancouver, Seattle and Phoenix. Hapbee is available for purchase at Hapbee.com.
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