Contech Names Chris Taylor as Director of Finance
Monday, August 25, 2008
Vancouver, BC, August 25, 2008--(T-Net)--Contech, Inc. announced the appointment of Chris Taylor as director of finance. Contech researches, designs and manufactures animal care and control products and non-toxic pest management systems.
Taylor served as the chief financial officer for Madesco Technologies, Inc. in Victoria and the director of finance for PureEdge Solutions, Inc. before moving to Contech. He has also worked as a chartered accountant for Deloitte and Touche International.
Throughout his career, Taylor has been involved in fund raising, corporate structuring, acquisitions and integrations, risk analysis and mitigation, and corporate divestitures in several sectors including commercial and residential development, software, forestry, and high-tech.
“We are thrilled that Chris has taken on this vital role as we move into the next stage of our growth,” said Mark Grambart, president and CEO of Contech. “He has been through this kind of expansion before and offers the financial horsepower we need to reach our ambitious growth targets.” Grambart added that Taylor has a strong background in financial strategy and has served on the management team of several tech-based companies.
Taylor received his designation as a chartered accountant in 1993.
In recent years, Contech has significantly increased its presence within the booming pet, garden and pest control markets, expanding from its online sales roots into mainstream retail through strategic partnerships with a growing network of specialty stores and large retailers such as PetSmart, PETCO, Canadian Tire, Target and Home Depot.
Contech is a designer and provider of animal control and wellness products and non-toxic pest management products for home and garden, forestry, landscape, agriculture, and commercial applications. Safe and effective solutions such as the ScareCrow® motion-activated sprinkler and continue to reinforce the company’s reputation as a leading innovator in the pet and garden industries. For more information visit: www.contech-inc.com.
For more information contact:
250.413.3250 ext 124