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SponsorsOne, the social commerce platform that brings elite sponsorship to the masses, today announced the appointment of Jonathan Leong as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Leong joins the management team of SponsorsOne as the Company continues to pursue its strategy of acquiring boutique digital marketing agencies and social networking companies.

Mr. Leong brings extensive experience leading financial operations in both publicly and privately-held companies, in a variety of audit, advisory, M&A and business valuation engagements.

“Jonathan’s impressive background in both accounting and finance makes him a great fit for his new role at SponsorsOne,” said CEO Myles Bartholomew. “We welcome him to our team and look forward to his contributions in the financial management of SponsorsOne’s rapid, global growth.”

Jonathan Leong is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator, and is an alumnus of Grant Thornton LLP. He obtained his Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.

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SponsorsOne is pleased to announce the appointment of Seb Webber to the Company’s Advisory Team.

“One of 30-Under-Thirty music executives” – Billboard Magazine

“Music artists are demanding more from their social media connection with their fans. Many are focused on the business side and are looking for ways to bring value to both their fans and the brands that they have partnered with.” said Seb Webber. “My passion is to work on their behalf and I am excited to now offer them social sponsorship opportunities.”

Mr. Webber has been active in all aspects of the music industry from managing artists to selling concert tickets direct to consumers. At the prestigious XL Recordings he worked with MIA, Radiohead, Adele and more. He then founded the ticketing company CrowdSurge and exited when it was valued at $30M.

Today, Lord Webber is with Red Light Management where he currently serves as co-manager for Markus Schulz, Ferry Corsten, New World Punx, Steve Angello, AN21, Max Vangeli, Third Party, Qulinez, Rusko, Deep Dish and Giorgio Moroder.

Red Light Management is the largest global music management firm in the industry. Their roster includes such artists as Tim McGraw, Alicia Keys, Lionel Richie, Phish, Ben Harper, Damian Marley, Alabama Shakes, Pretty Lights and many more.

Myles Bartholomew, CEO of SponsorsOne comments. “Seb Webber is one of the music industry’s strongest advocates for serving the best interests of music artists. I anticipate Seb offering his valuable assistance in shaping our offering to best suit his clientele.”

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