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Amerityre announces appointment of Brian Hesje

Amerityre Corporation, a manufacturer of polyurethane flat proof tires, has announced the appointment of Brian Hesje to Amerityre’s Board of Directors.

Hesje is currently the Chairman of Fountain Tire, Ltd, one of the largest retail distribution tire companies in Western Canada.  Brian was CEO of Fountain Tire from 2001 to 2005 and President from 1991 to 2001.  Prior to joining Fountain Tire as a director and shareholder in 1984, he was a partner in Sax, Zimmel, Stewart & Company, an accounting firm, where he specialized in small and medium sized public companies.

Hesje has served as a board member of several Canadian public and private companies and is currently a member of the Audit Committee for the University of Alberta.

Hesje earned a Bachelor of Education (1969) and Masters in Business Administration (1973) from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, obtained his Chartered Accountant designation from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta (1976) and was admitted as a Fellow to the Institute of the Chartered Accountants of Alberta (2000). 

"Brian is a welcome addition to the Amerityre Board,” said Tim Ryan, CEO of Amerityre. “His experience within the tire industry will be a key component in the strategic development of Amerityre's future growth plans.”

“Amerityre has a number of innovative tire solutions that are just beginning to reach the market,” Hesje said. “I look forward to working with Amerityre to help it reach its full potential.”

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