VANCOUVER, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Garmatex Technologies, Inc.
("Garmatex"), an industry disrupting supplier of
scientifically-engineered performance fabrics, continues to strengthen
its senior management team announcing two appointments.
William (Bill) Gardiner joins Garmatex at its Vancouver headquarters as
Senior Vice-President, Sales & Marketing. Mr. Gardiner formerly held
senior executive positions at industry leading sister companies, Nan
Yang Textiles and Zorrel International, where, among other
accomplishments, he spearheaded the development of and ran the
Inspiration Centre in Bangkok, and started and built their North
American business, growing the sales base to more than $45 million
annually. A seasoned executive with leadership experience in sales,
marketing, merchandising, product development, and staff training, Mr.
Gardiner comes to Garmatex with more than two decades of international
experience in the textile and apparel industries.
Alexander (Alex) McAulay, BBA, CPA, CA, has joined Garmatex as its Chief
Financial and Operations Officer. After articling and working as a
professional accountant with the leading mid-market accounting firm,
MNP, Mr. McAulay co-founded the Naked Brand Group Inc. and served as it
CFO, COO and Secretary, as well as a member of its Board of Directors.
A dynamic business and operational efficiency strategist, Mr. McAulay
has already begun to make his mark at Garmatex, streamlining its
financial reporting department and organizing the emerging Finished
Martin J. Doane, CEO of Garmatex, introduced Messrs. Gardiner and
McAulay to Garmatex's hundreds of stakeholders:
"These two appointments signify a large step-forward for Garmatex,
helping to further establish the foundation for our future growth.
Bill Gardiner is a true fabric and apparel polymath, and we are
incredibly fortunate to have been able to recruit someone of his
caliber. With his track record of successfully working with the most
demanding fabric customers in the world, Bill will no doubt help us
realize on the dozens of opportunities we are currently pursuing with
leading global brands, while bringing new opportunities forward from
his own vast network. At the same time, Bill offers a steady
management hand and wisdom to help the company navigate the challenges
of its plan to achieve exponential growth in the coming years.
Alex McAulay offers a rare combination of a rigorous accountant's
bottom-line orientation with entrepreneurial zeal. He is a unique
talent, with the kind of enthusiasm and drive that builds world-beating
enterprises, but with a temperament sustainable for the long run. Alex
has already established himself as a leader and team builder at
Garmatex, and we expect him to serve as a key executive at the company
for many years to come."
About Garmatex Technologies, Inc.
Garmatex empowers brands through textile performance and innovation. We
help our customers meet their most difficult product challenges with
our intelligent, dynamic Fiberithm process. Our performance
technologies and fabrics: Kottinu™, T3®, Bact-Out®, CoolSkin®, WarmSkin®, IceSkin™, ColdSkin™, SteelSkin™, Satinu™, SlimSkin™, AbsorbSkin™,
CamoSkin® and RecoverySkin™ have proven to be superior to any like products
available in the market for comfort, fit and performance and are
engineered using our proprietary "Moisture System Transference" (MST)
process which provides unrivaled moisture management control.
Garmatex's ground-breaking Kottinu™ fabric, with its amazing
"cotton-like" comfort and feel, delivers unparalleled performance in
moisture management, lasts 6 times longer than cotton, maintains color
sharpness with minimal fade and is a viable alternative to cotton in
any application where the inferior attributes of cotton have been
considered "the standard". Our patented T3® triple-gusset shirt construction, which allows complete 360 degree
mobility of the shoulder without restriction or shirt binding, is the
first garment construction design patent granted in decades.
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are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of known
and unknown risks, uncertainness and other factors that may cause the
actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in our
forward looking statements. Although we believe that the expectations
in our forward looking statements are reasonable, actual results may
vary, and we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity,
performance or achievements.
Image with caption: "Alex McAulay, Chief Financial and Operations Officer and Bill Gardiner, Executive VP of Sales and Marketing (CNW Group/Garmatex Technologies, Inc)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140513_C8004_PHOTO_EN_40226.jpg
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