SmarTire hires sales and marketing vice president

Aug. 10, 2005

SmarTire Systems Inc. has hired David Warkentin as vice president of sales and marketing.

Warkentin has more than 25 years of sales, sales management and marketing experience in emerging technology sectors. He has held positions with companies such as Glenayre Technologies and John Fluke Manufacturing, which were active in various technology markets, including wireless telecommunications and electronic security.

Warkentin also has owned and managed companies in the dealer and distribution channels in the wireless telecommunications sector.

Most recently, he was vice president of sales and marketing for Intrinsyc Software International.

"David Warkentin brings extensive experience in wireless technology growth markets, and his entrepreneurial outlook is consistent with the vision for SmarTire," says CEO Al Kozak.