Boulder City, Nevada -- Amerityre Corp,. a manufacturer of flat-proof polyurethane tyres, has appointed Brian Hesje to its board.
Hesje is currently chairman of Fountain Tire Ltd, a large retail distribution tyre company in Western Canada.
He was ceo of Fountain Tire from 2001 to 2005 and president from 1991 to 2001. Before joining Fountain Tire in 1984, he was a partner at accountants Sax, Zimmel, Stewart & Co., specialising in small- and medium-sized public companies.
Tim Ryan, ceo of Amerityre said that Hesje's "experience within the tyre industry will be a key component in the strategic development of Amerityre's future growth plans."
Hesje commented, "Amerityre has a number of innovative tyre solutions that are just beginning to reach the market. I look forward to working with Amerityre to help it reach its full potential."
Amerityre, based in Boulder City, Nevada, makes polyurethane foam and solid urethane tyres for bicycle, handtruck, lawn and garden, medical and mobility, wheelbarrow, pivot, seeder, forklift, skid-steer and scissor lift applications.