CAPE CORAL, Fla., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tigrent Inc. (Other OTC: TIGE) announced that Marc Scholvinck had been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors effective December 17, 2013. Mr. Scholvinck will serve as Chairman of the Company's Audit Committee.
"We are pleased to have someone of Marc's experience join the Board of Directors and look forward to the contribution he will make to our organization," said Murray A. Indick, Tigrent's Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Scholvinck brings an array of public and private company experience to Tigrent. Until April 2013, Mr. Scholvinck was Managing Partner and Chief Financial Officer of Blum Capital Partners, a private equity firm specializing in investments in both public and private companies. As Chief Financial Officer for Blum Capital, Mr. Scholvinck had responsibility for the firm's operations group including finance, tax, accounting reporting activities, and risk management. Prior to initially joining Blum Capital in 1991, Mr. Scholvinck was a Senior Manager in the Capital Markets Services Group of Deloitte & Touche, responsible for merger and acquisition services for international and North American clients and for audit services for financial institutions. Mr. Scholvinck was previously a Senior Manager at Touche Ross & Co. in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a former Director of Suntron Corporation, Monroc, Inc. and Willig Freight Lines. Mr. Scholvinck is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree from the University of Cape Town.
About Tigrent Inc.
Tigrent Inc. (Other OTC: TIGE) is a provider of educational training seminars, conferences and services across multiple delivery channels that help students become financially literate. The company provides students with comprehensive instruction and mentoring in real estate and financial instruments investing, personal finance, and entrepreneurism in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Worldwide. Additional information can be found at www.tigrent.com.
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