CALGARY, AB and NEW YORK, NY, October 8, 2014 — Perpetual Industries Inc.(OTC:PRPI), a developer of new and innovative energy efficient products, today announced it has retained New York-based Smash Street Media, LLC, headed by Mary Chung, as its public relations agency of record. Mary, former chief of communications and marketing for the American Stock Exchange (AMEX), has also been appointed to serve on Perpetual’s Board of Advisors.
Mary is the Founder and Managing Partner of Smash Street Media, a PR firm that specializes in creating strategic communications campaigns to promote and raise the visibility of emerging growth companies. She has nearly two decades of experience in communications, media and marketing. She has successfully placed media stories in every mainstream press including obtaining the cover story of Forbes Magazine, interviews on CNBC, Fox Business, Bloomberg TV, and news stories, profiles and Op-Eds in The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, New York Times, Dow Jones, Thomson Reuters and Fortune Magazine.
Prior to Smash Street Media, Mary headed the corporate communications and marketing divisions of several companies including the AMEX, where she oversaw all internal and external communications, media relations and marketing efforts. She was responsible for creating media and marketing campaigns and supporting over 600 companies listed on the exchange. Mary also headed communications and marketing for ELX Futures, an electronic futures exchange backed by a consortium of investment banks including Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and JP Morgan. She also oversaw communications and marketing for a technology provider of high-performance trading software for global banks and hedge funds.
Mary started her career as a journalist working for some of the biggest media companies in the world, including the Financial Times, CBS News and Reuters. Mary has appeared on several television and radio news programs, including ABC News, CNN, BBC and Nightly Business Report. Her stories have been published in the Financial Times, Chicago Tribune, Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Sun, Social Life Magazine, Heaps Magazine and The Glass Hammer. She received a bachelor's degree, double majoring in Journalism and Political Science from Carleton University in Ottawa and a master's degree in Journalism from Columbia University in New York. Mary has traveled the world extensively, lived in four countries, and is proficient in three languages.
Brent W. Bedford, President & CEO, said, “We are excited to partner with Mary and her company Smash Street Media. With Mary’s impressive experience, PR expertise and network of industry contacts, we expect to elevate our profile as we move towards our next phase of global expansion.”
Mary said, “Perpetual is embarking on a comprehensive new communications campaign and I am thrilled to be leading their PR efforts. They have a unique story to tell and a compelling business model that I intend to promote to the media and to stakeholders.”
ABOUT PERPETUAL INDUSTRIES
Incorporated in Nevada and based in Calgary, Alberta, Perpetual Industries Inc.(OTC:PRPI) is an emerging growth company focusing on research and development of new and innovative energy efficient products. Its core technology is an automatic, mechanical technology called XYO, used for balancing rotating parts in machines so that they produce less vibration and operate more efficiently. Perpetual sublicenses XYO to third parties and directly develops and manufactures products containing XYO. For more information, please visit: www.perpetualindustries.com.
ABOUT SMASH STREET MEDIA
Smash Street Media, LLC is a New York-based integrated communications and public relations consultancy that provides strategic counsel to emerging growth companies in the specialized areas of finance, entertainment, technology and professional services. For more information, please visit: www.smashstreetmedia.com.
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