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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Report Date (date of earliest reported event): March 22, 2021
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2 Toronto Street, Suite 231
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Tiburon International Trading Corp.
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Changchun, Jilin Province, China 130519
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Item 5.02 Resignations of directors or certain officers; election of directors; appointment of certain officers; Compensation Arrangements of Certain Officers
On March 22, 2021, Brian McWilliams resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Fact, Inc. (the “Company”). Mr. McWilliams’ resignation is effective immediately. Mr. McWilliams also resigned as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors.
On March 22, 2021, Patricia Trompeter was appointed to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Ms. Trompeter’s appointment is effective immediately.
Clause 7.01 Disclosure of Regulation FD
On March 22, 2021, Fact, Inc. (the “Company”) issued the attached press release. A copy of the press release is attached and is incorporated by reference in its entirety Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Appendices
In accordance with the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly arranged for this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized hereby.
|Date: March 22, 2021||Through:||/s/ Patricia Trumpeter|
FACT, Inc. announces Patricia Trompeter as CEO
Toronto, ON – March 22, 2021 – FACT, Inc. (OTC: FCTI) (the “company” or “FACT“) a global leader in authentication technology for fine art and collectibles, today announced that Patricia Trompeter has been appointed chief executive officer following the departure of former CEO Brian McWilliams, who is pursuing outside business ventures.
Ms. Trompeter, a finance professional with more than seventeen years of executive management experience, has served as FACT’s Chief Operating Officer since the company’s inception. Prior to joining FACT, she spent a significant portion of her career at General Electric, primarily GE Capital, where she held a variety of leadership roles including CFO, Controller, Operations Leader, Quality Leader and VP Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions. During her career at GE, Ms. Trompeter has successfully completed more than $17 billion in acquisitions.
Ms. Trompeter has always had a keen eye for disruptive and emerging technologies across a wide range of industries. “FACT caught my eye right from the start,” commented Ms. Trompeter. “Our non-contact scanning will put a tremendous strain on the billions of dollars lost to art and collectibles fraud each year. It is an exciting time as we expand our strategy to include NFTs as a product offering to our customers. I am delighted to be appointed CEO and to lead such a groundbreaking company, thanks to Mr. McWilliams’ key vision and leadership. Brian will be greatly missed!”
FACT, Forensic Asset Certification Technology, has developed technology that determines the authenticity of an asset at a level of detail that is invisible to the human eye. The company strives to eliminate $6 billion in art stolen worldwide each year, as well as the pervasive fraud in the fine collectibles market.
Mr McWilliams stated, “I am so proud of what FACT has achieved to date and I wish Mrs. Trompeter and the company nothing but success as they continue to provide the art and collectors industry with the reassurance it deserves.”
The Company is currently evaluating options to fill the position of Chief Operating Officer.
ABOUT FACT INC.
FACT, Inc, (Forensic Asset Certification Technology) is a global organization revolutionizing security for the art and collectors market. FACT uses ballistics technology currently used by law enforcement agencies worldwide to authenticate and analyze artwork and collectibles. FACT offers a range of robust collections management products that include authentication, condition reporting, GPS tracking and lineage data – all securely stored on the blockchain and accessible to the consumer in real-time. The FACT software application is applicable to various channels within the art and collecting industry including secured lending, insurance, dealers, auction houses, appraisal firms and private collectors. FACT, Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario.
2 Toronto Street
Toronto, ON M5C 2B5
Contact: Patricia Trumpeter
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