POWERWAVE MOBILE SCORES CANUCKS FORMER BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Vancouver, British Columbia, Aug. 9, 2011-- PowerWave Mobile Engagement Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of David Altman as Vice President Business Development and Sales. Altman joins the Company after a long and successful career with Canucks Sports and Entertainment where he held the position of Director, Business Development & Sales Manager. Under his leadership, Canucks Sports & Entertainment, one of North America’s most valuable sports and entertainment franchises; consistently achieved annual sponsorship targets of over $20 million.
“David Altman is a one-of-kind entrepreneurial business development executivewith over 25 years of corporate sponsorship and media sales experience,” saidBill Brooks, PowerWave Mobile’s CEO. “Not only does he bring his extensivenetwork of industry contacts, his unique background as a corporate sponsorship dealmaker and media property publisher is an ideal match for the next phase of PowerWave Mobile’s growth.”
At PowerWave Mobile, David Altman will be responsible for overseeing the Company’s strategic sales planning and growth by developing and managing the company’s affiliate’s network, new corporate partnerships, business alliances and key accounts to ensure revenue goals are met. During his tenure at Canucks Sports & Entertainment, Altman negotiated and managed suppliers’ rights, and relationships between suppliers and concessionaires; led all aspects of the publishing division including P&L, content,contract negotiation and sales to NHL, NBA and PGA. He also help pioneer several new categories and products, and introduced firms such as Viagra and Delissio Pizza to the value of sports partnerships in Canada. Prior to joining the Canucks organization in 1995, he was General Sales Manager at Canada Wide Magazines & Communications Ltd., publisher of BC Business Magazine.
About Powerwave Mobile:
Founded in 2010, PowerWave Mobile offers advertisers a unique opportunity to engage with targeted audiences while they wait to recharge their mobile devices.Through a network of Cell Phone Charging Kiosks with Digital LCD screens located in major urban centers across Canada, PowerWave enables consumers to make one-to-one connections with brands and advertisers. The Powerwave team is committed to working with clients to help consumers "maximize themoment" through their mobile phones by providing relevant and interactive information and services.