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[June 26, 2014]
START SCIENTIFIC, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Change in Directors or Principal Officers
(Edgar Glimpses Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 20, 2014, the Company appointed David Kovacs as President. A summary of Mr. Kovacs's business experience and background is as follows: David Kovacs. Mr. Kovacs, age 31, is presently a Director for Vivakor (OTCPK:VIVK) since March 1, 2014 and on the Board of Directors for CMGO (OTCBB:CMGO) since January 15th 2014. Mr. Kovacs was recently appointed on June 1, 2014, the managing director of strategic development for Breitling Energy Corporation (OTCBB:BECC). Mr. Kovacs is also the head of Investment Banking, Private Equity, and Research for the Americas, for Fitch Learning (Fitch Ratings), a position he has held since September 2012. Prior to Fitch, from September 2007 to April 2012, Mr. Kovacs was a Managing Director at The Hinduja Group, one of the largest diversified finance groups in the world with over $50 billion under management, where he spearheaded the group's private equity investments and strategic relationships. He has held various Investment Banking and Private Equity roles at Blackstone Group and Citigroup. Mr. Kovacs has and continues to lecture at many of the leading investment banks, private equity firms, sovereign wealth funds, and government agencies, including: the Securities & Exchange Commission, New York City Controller Office, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, JP Morgan Chase, Barclays, Citigroup, RBC, RBS, Lazard, Morgan Stanley, and Deutsche Bank. Mr. Kovacs has a bachelor's degree with a double major in Economics, and Finance with a concentration in Biochemistry, and a minor in Accounting and Political Science, from the City University of New York (CUNY).
Mr. Kovacs completed all University course requirements in two years and graduated at 18 years of age. He also attended Columbia University.
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