NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- RBID.com, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RBID) president, Mr. Alan Rothman, today announced the appointment of Mr. Simon Johnson to the newly formed Board of Advisors. Mr. Johnson's expertise is in financial risk management within financial services, government and industry in Asia Pacific and Europe. He has a Ph.D. in Management, from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Commenting on the appointment Mr. Rothman stated, "We are very pleased to welcome Simon Johnson as the first member of the RBID Board of Advisors. Mr. Johnson's brief is to advise with the company on the development of its entrepreneurial and educational programs."
It is expected that the Board of Advisors will advise the company on issues within their specific area of expertise. Mr. Rothman added, "We plan to select members of the Board of Advisors that have achieved a high level of expertise within their industries, and who we believe will add significant intellectual and commercial value to the company based on their experiences and achievements." Mr. Johnson, who is based in Switzerland, is expected to fulfill the role with immediate effect, commented, "I expect great things from RBID as the timing is perfect for such a truly entrepreneurially focused business."
Biography -- Simon Johnson, Ph.D.
Simon is a Senior Financial Services Consultant and a director of the Swiss niche finance company 'Business Performance Tools SARLS.' He has a Ph.D. in Management (Management interdisciplinary qualitative / quantitative organizational research, policy and analysis), that focuses on youth entrepreneurship in Asia Pacific from the University of Melbourne in Australia. Mr. Johnson's current career focus is on project financing, fundraising, investment risk management, project management and compliance. He is also active in educational non-profit organizations as a Toastmaster International European Board Member.
-- Director of a Swiss-Based niche financial consulting company, Business Performance Tools SARLS -- Accenture, Senior Manager, Risk Management consulting -- Standards Australia and ISO (International Standards Organization), Business Development Manger / Associate Director, Australia Contracts Committee, World's 1st 'best practice' industry RM standard AS4360, Secretariat ISO TC46 SC 11, Risk management in conjunction with Accenture (AA), Qantas, Ansett, Pioneer, Sydney Ports, BHP, AMP and Telstra -- United Nations, Consultant, United Nations Technical Development Agencies, ILO, (International Labor Organization) UNDP (United Nations Development Program) and UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund) in South East Asia and Switzerland -- Marketing Executive, Representative and Project Manager, Sydney, Bangkok, Jakarta and South East Asia, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Melbourne University and Trinity College
RBID.com, Inc. (www.rbid.com) is a development stage company in the online social and business networking environment. RBID also facilitates the acquisition, commercialization, promotion and protection of both underdeveloped and distressed patented and/or proprietary technologies.
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