PowerLinx Announces Changes to its Board of Directors.ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- PowerLinx, Inc. (OTCBB OTCBB
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Mike Tomlinson Sir Mike Tomlinson CBE is the chair of the Working Group for 14-19 Reform which has been commissioned by the British Government to look into reform of the syllabus and qualifications structure for 14–19 year-olds in the English education system. joined PowerLinx in February 2004. He received a BBA BBA
Bachelor of Business Administration in both Marketing and Management from the University of Memphis The University of Memphis is a public research university located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, and is a flagship public research university of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. in 1975. Mike has extensive sales, marketing, product development, Business Reengineering and general management experience, having served over 25 years with HavaTampa Cigar, Lenox Brands, PepsiCo (18 yrs.) and Proctor and Gamble. Mike held the office of Vice-President or Senior Vice-President with these companies for 16 years. For the years immediately prior to joining PowerLinx, in 2004, he capitalized on his career experiences as a Business Reengineering Consultant with Benchmark Associates.
Mr. Shalek is currently CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. and CFO See Chief Financial Officer. of Vertical Health Solutions in Oldsmar, Florida. Previously he served as President of Shalek and Associates, CPA's Inc. of Independence, Ohio. Shalek and Associates provided accounting and consulting services to small and medium sized corporations and other entities. Ted was an Instructor in Business and Taxation at Cuyahoga Community College of Cleveland, Ohio. He has also been a Partner at McManamon, Shalek and Co. CPAs and Tax Manager at Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers). Ted has served on numerous boards. He holds his Certified Public Accountant Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
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About PowerLinx, Inc.: PowerLinx, Inc., http://www.power-linx.com, develops, manufactures, and markets products and applications that transmit voice, video, audio and data either individually or in any and all combinations over power lines, twisted-pair wires and coax in AC and DC power environments, on any and all power grids. The Company has also developed, manufactured, and marketed different kinds of underwater video cameras, lights and accessories for the marine, commercial and consumer retail markets.
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