CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - Blackline GPS Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLN) ("Blackline" or "Company") is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Greg Rude to Blackline management. He joins Blackline from BW Technologies a Canadian-based, industry-leading producer of innovative gas detection instrumentation for worker safety. Mr Rude has been involved in a variety of sales roles with BW Technologies for over 13 years. In his most recent role, Mr. Rude was responsible for the BW Technologies by Honeywell national sales team and brings to Blackline a depth of experience with long established relationships in the industrial safety marketplace.
Mr. Rude is welcomed by many of his former counterparts from BW Technologies at Blackline where he will serve as the company Vice President of Industrial Sales. "I am excited to be working with many of my former colleagues from BW Technologies", said Rude. "The role is a once in a lifetime opportunity that allows me to join a capable team in a high growth organization building on a track record of success".
"I've worked with Greg for many years while building BW into a global leader in industrial safety. He is extremely tenacious and possesses the ideal skill-set for growing Blackline's industrial safety business," said Company Chairman and CEO, Cody Slater. "He will provide great leadership in this new role as head of our industrial sales group."
About Blackline: Headquartered in Calgary, Canada, Blackline is an industrial safety and commercial product manufacturer. The company solutions address work environments focused on employee safety, while also offering connected hardware to improve security and communicate logistical information of company assets. The industrial business also aims to supply growing legislated and regulated markets, which exist largely around the globe, service plans which provide functionality based on product hardware. The company also maintains a suite of products and services which service the consumer and retail environment. Blackline's technology, dedication and vision combine to create an ever-growing suite of tools designed to Protect. Share. Connect™.
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