- By CFei
SEATTLE, Oct 27th 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (‘Mantra’, OTCBB: MVTG, FSE: 5MV) is pleased to welcome A.J. Buckley as Celebrity Spokesperson and team member.
Best known for his role as ‘Adam Ross’ on the Award Winning, critically acclaimed, Bruckheimer, series CSI: NY, AJ Buckley has appeared in over 20 feature films including “The In Crowd” and “Blue Car,” as well as numerous guest starring roles on such hit TV shows as “Entourage”, “Supernatural” and “Bones”. In addition to his busy acting career, Buckley is part owner of Scene – Louisiana’s top entertainment magazine.
As Mantra’s Celebrity Spokesperson, Buckley will be working hand-in-hand with the company’s public relations group to increase environmental awareness and provide insight into the groundbreaking technologies currently under development at Mantra. Buckley will be present during future tradeshows and media events and is expected to increase public acceptance and adoption rates of technologies under Mantra’s portfolio.
When asked about his new position, AJ Buckley commented: “This is a very exciting opportunity for me, as I have been fascinated by the company for over a year. Mantra’s carbon recycling and LED technologies will have a great impact on our planet and I see this as a great way for me to contribute to the global push towards environmental sustainability. I am hopeful that by getting the message to more people, we can have a significant impact in re-shaping the future.”
“We are honored to have AJ join the team,” said Larry Kristof, Chairman and Founder of Mantra. “Not only is he well-known in North America, he also has a huge International following. He is one of Hollywood’s young rising stars. AJ has been a strong supporter of our company for quite some time, and involving him in our public relations effort will dramatically help Mantra reach people of all age groups, all around the world.”
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About AJ Buckley
AJ Buckley is best known for his role as ‘Adam Ross’ on CBS’ CSI: NY, portraying the gifted scientist that brings a lot of humor to dark situations. In the critically acclaimed, “Skateland,” AJ stars as ‘Teddy Tulos,’ the heartfelt and captivating owner of an early 1980s small-town Texas skating rink.
Ireland native, AJ immigrated to Canada at age six and later spent his teenage years in British Colombia, where he began his acting career in the television series The Odyssey. He has since made more than 20 feature films including “Disturbing Behaviour,” “The In Crowd” and the critically acclaimed “Blue Car.” He has also appeared in such hit TV shows as Entourage, X-Files, Millenium, Without a Trace, NYPD Blue, Jack and Jill and Bones. Furthermore, a guest starring role as ‘Ed Zeddmore,’ leader of a group of wannabe ghost hunters in the popular CW series Supernatural, has led AJ to write, direct and star in a the critically acclaimed, Warner Brother’s original web based series, “The Ghostfacers,” (www.ghostfacers.com).
Buckley is the owner of FourFront Productions and the part-owner of Scene Magazine – Louisiana’s top entertainment magazine.
For more information, visit AJ Buckley’s website (www.ajbuckley.net).
About Mantra Venture Group Ltd.
Mantra, through its group of sustainable energy, carbon recycling and consumer product subsidiaries, is active in the green technology marketplace with an innovative, multi-faceted approach focused on profitability through sustainability. By aggressively seeking out new technologies and innovating solutions for a cleaner earth for everyone, Mantra intends to provide a highly profitable and, more importantly, socially and environmentally responsible investment for its shareholders.
Mantra is a public company quoted on the OTC BB under the symbol MVTG and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol EDV 5MV.
Except for the historical information contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties. See Mantra Venture Group’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission which identify specific factors that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.