Slinger Bag, a Fast Growing Sports Technology Disruptor, Appoints New CFO | New
BALTIMORE, July 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Slinger Bag Inc. (OTCQB: SLBG ), the sports brand focused on innovating game-enhancing equipment for all ball sports by initially focusing on the global tennis market, through its highly successful Slinger Bag tennis ball launcher, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jason Seifert as the new Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Seifert joins Slinger with an impressive financial career with public and private consumer companies, and brings a high level of strategic and financial skills and experience. Seifert has spent most of his fifteen-year accounting and finance career with Ernst & Young, serving medium to large public companies in a variety of industries including technology, retail and manufacturing. In addition to his time at Ernst & Young, he worked for several years at The Finish Line, Inc. where he led the SEC reporting and was part of the financial leadership team. Seifert has expertise in implementing strategies, initiatives and processes that drive operational efficiencies and drive financial performance. His role at Slinger will build on these broad experiences to support Slinger’s planned business expansion. Mr. Seifert will join the senior strategic leadership team and lead and improve all aspects of the financial management of the company.
Mr. Seifert replaces current Slinger CFO Paul McKeown, who will take on the new role of director of business integration. This new role will include leading the business integration of all planned acquisitions and the integration of these new companies into Slinger’s business ecosystem. Additionally, McKeown will drive key process improvements by integrating acquisitions into Slinger’s banking, SEC and tax reporting structure. As the business grows globally, McKeown will also take the lead in establishing an EU-based subsidiary to support Slinger’s global operational efficiency.
“I am very excited to take on the role of CFO at Slinger to help the company continue to execute on its strategic vision, accelerate its global growth and expansion and ultimately deliver increased shareholder value. Said Mr. Seifert. “I look forward to working with Slinger’s impressive, high-caliber management team and adding value to the company’s vision of becoming a leader in connected technology. “
Mike Ballardie, CEO of Slinger, said, “Jason is a critical hire for Slinger at a pivotal time for the company. We are handling the rapid global growth of our Slinger Bag Launcher, which since its launch last year has a proven track record of promoting tennis participation and recruiting new players. As we realize our vision of becoming a connected sports company offering a range of SaaS services, it is critical that we now adapt and refine Slinger’s infrastructure and internal systems to enable significant acceleration in global business and all. what that implies. Jason’s relevant experiences as a financial leader, coupled with his pragmatic approach to business, mean he will seamlessly evolve into Paul’s previous role as Paul is now focused on our acquisition strategy.
The Slinger Bag ball launcher has taken the international tennis industry by storm since its launch in the spring of 2020. It has received wide acclaim, is now sold in over 50 countries around the world and is recognized as the newest product. more popular in tennis. Slinger Bag allows tennis fans to step out onto the court to play at any time without the need to find a playing partner – whether at their club, local park, driveway, or any other open space available. Slinger is designed to be lightweight, rolls like a wheeled bag, and easily carried in the trunk of the smallest hatchback or sedan.
This exclusive Slinger Bag design allows players to set up and start throwing balls in minutes. Players can control both launch speed and ball frequency using two customizable dials and vary the elevation angle based on groundstrokes, lobs or even, in Ball Boy mode, to train for services. The Slinger bag is lightweight at 15 kg / 33 lbs. and multifunctional, holding rackets and other equipment, 72 tennis balls and pockets to store wallets, keys, briefcase and a water bottle. It is also incredibly affordable.
The Slinger Bag is available to order now – to learn more about the Slinger Bag, visit https://slingerbag.com.
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About Slinger Bag®: Slinger® is a new sports brand focused on providing innovative game-enhancing technologies and equipment across all categories of ball sports. With the vision of becoming a leading connected sports company, Slinger® improves skill and enjoyment levels for players of all ages and abilities. Slinger® initially focused on building its brand in the global tennis market, through its Slinger Bag® tennis ball launcher and accessories. Slinger Bag® has backed its proof of concept with over $ 200 million in retail value in global distribution deals since Spring 2020. Led by CEO Mike Ballardie (former CEO of Prince and Director of Racquet Sports Wilson EMEA ), Slinger® is poised to disrupt what are traditional global markets with its patented, highly transportable and affordable Slinger Bag® launcher and suite of connected applications and SaaS services.
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