Legend Power Launches North American Sales & Marketing Program

BURNABY, BC, Aug. 19 /CNW/ – Having successfully concluded over thirty long term beta trial sites in Canada and the United States, Legend Power Systems Inc. (TSX-V: LPS) (“Legend Power”), in its move from R&D to commercialization, announces the launch of its North American sales and marketing program and the appointment of tech industry veteran, David E. Orton as Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

Legend Power’s CEO, Gerry Gill commented, “The success of our beta trial program, the endorsement from both the BC Hydro Power Smart program as well as Ontario conservation funding programs, and the huge momentum in green technologies and energy conservation awareness has set the stage for a strong commercial launch into the North American market.” Mr. Gill continued, “The addition of David Orton as Vice President, Sales & Marketing brings bench strength in the commercialization of new technologies both domestically and internationally, positioning us for strong growth right out of the gate.”

Mr. Orton’s background includes over 14 years of senior marketing and sales roles in fast paced high tech environments including tenures at Bell Canada’s satellite communications group as VP Business Development & Marketing, Rogers Communications and Glentel Mobile Satellite. In addition to work throughout Canada and the US, David has extensive business development experience in China, India, and Thailand where he worked with large OEMs and NGOs, developing local channel partners and leveraging Industry Canada’s ICT Trade support.

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For further information, please contact:

Gerry Gill, Chairman & CEO

Legend Power Systems Inc.

+ 1 604 420 1500



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