Nova LifeStyle, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVFY) ("Nova LifeStyle" or the "Company"), a leading U.S.-based, innovative designer and distributor of modern LifeStyle home products, today announced the appointment of a key technology executive, Mr. Wilson Yiu, to lead the expansion efforts of the Company's Blockchain technology platform. The Company is seeking to incorporate blockchain technology into its product supply chain.
Mr. Yiu has twenty years of experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) projects in consulting, management, implementations, application development and e-commerce. Mr. Yiu was a senior IT manager at Green Wave Ingredients, one of America's leading distributors and suppliers of nutritional and proprietary branded ingredients. His career started as a software programmer at Paramount Pictures. Mr. Wilson Yiu possesses technical expertise enter along with business process re-engineering experience. He holds dual Bachelor's degrees in Information Systems and Finance from the University of Southern California. Mr. Yiu will serve as the Chief Technology Officer of the Company.
Nova LifeStyle CEO Tawny Lam commented, "In December 2017, we announced the formation of a new entity - iDesign Blockchain Technology Inc - with a goal of creating an integrated community of product designers, users, interior decorators, customers and suppliers built on Blockchain technology. Our product catalogue emphasizes the ‘modern' lifestyle which appeals to younger, technology-centric clientele. Those same individuals are most interested in new technologies such as Blockchain and we are very excited to have Wilson join us to advance our efforts as we look to develop new and innovative ways to engaging with our customers."
Ms. Lam continued, "Following our strong second quarter financial results, Nova continues to expand through innovative marketing channels. We anticipate significant growth and earnings opportunities by adopting Blockchain applications that fully integrate the Company's existing and expanding ecosystem of customers, sales channels and designers."