John Simmons, CEO of Carmanah Technologies Corp. announces today that Ms. Tammy Neske will join Carmanah as the Company’s Chief Operating Officer. In this new role Ms. Neske will be responsible for the day to day management of the Company, its business divisions, subsidiaries and shared services.
Ms. Neske spent the past 10 years at Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc. in various roles but most recently as Chief Business Officer. In this role she was directly responsible for overseeing all financial, commercial and operational aspects of the company, including corporate strategy, development and implementation of operational objectives. Prior to joining Angiotech, Ms. Neske worked at Ballard Power Systems, Inc., a global leader in hydrogen fuel cell technology development. During her time at Ballard she participated in several major transactions and the integration of acquired European operations.
“The appointment of Tammy Neske is an important step forward for Carmanah,” said John Simmons, CEO. “Not only does she have world class operational experience but also a demonstrated history of successfully integrating acquired businesses. With her addition our Company’s preparedness growth – both organically and by way of acquisition – is greatly enhanced.”
Ms. Neske will join Carmanah in mid-April. She and her family plan to relocate to Victoria as soon as is practical thereafter.
About Carmanah Technologies Corporation
Since its founding in 1996, Carmanah has become one of the most trusted names in solar technology, delivering reliable and cost-effective solar powered products and systems for industrial applications worldwide. To date, Carmanah’s solutions for marine navigation, airfield ground lighting, aviation obstruction, roadway illumination, parking lot lighting, as well as on and off-grid power generation, have been successfully deployed in over 400,000 installations in 110 countries with proven performance in conditions ranging from desert heat to arctic cold.
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