GOLDEN, COLORADO, April 6, 2016 – Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd. (The “Company”) (OTCBB: ECIG), a global marketer and distributor of electronic cigarettes and vapor products whose brands include FIN, Vapestick, Victory, VIP, and others, today announced the appointment of Hein & Associates LLP as its new independent auditor, which was made effective on April 5, 2016, with approval from the Board of Directors.
Hein & Associates replaces Rehmann Robson LLC. The decision to change auditors was not the result of any disagreement between the Company and Rehmann Robson on any matter of accounting principle or practice, financial statement disclosures or auditing scope or procedure.
As part of ECIG’s transformation, which includes the relocation of its headquarters to Golden, Colorado, the Company made the decision to change auditors. Hein & Associates is an independent registered public accounting firm formed in 1977 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The firm also has offices in Houston, Texas, Dallas, Texas and Orange County, California. Hein & Associates is the auditor of record for more than 45 SEC registrants.
About Electronic Cigarettes International Group, Ltd. (ECIG)
Electronic Cigarettes International Group (ECIG) is dedicated to providing a compelling alternative to traditional cigarettes for the more than 1 billion current smokers around the world. ECIG offers consumers a full product portfolio that incorporates product quality and the latest technology. The Company’s website is www.ecig.co.
Safe Harbor Disclosure
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are any statement reflecting management’s current expectations regarding future results of operations, economic performance, financial condition and achievements of ECIG, including statements regarding ECIG’s expectation to see continued growth. Forward-looking statements, specifically those concerning future performance are subject to certain risks and uncertainties, and other factors are disclosed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Unless required by applicable law, ECIG undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.
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