Award Winning Technology Company PH2 Solutions Adds New Team Members
NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — PH2 Solutions, inventor and distributor of the award-winning PH2 Validator, today announced the addition of Maryann Keller and Chris Russo to its team. The announcement was made by Kevin Greene, Chairman of the Board of PH2 Solutions, Inc. and Mark L. Scotland co-founder and CEO since 2004. The company’s newest members bring a combined 40 years of automotive and entrepreneurial management experience to the diagnostic technology company.
Maryann Keller, one of the world’s leading automotive industry experts, joins PH2 Solutions as a member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Keller is currently the Managing Director of Maryann Keller & Associates and previously served as the lead auto industry analyst for ING Furman Selz for 14 years. Prior to ING Furman Selz, Ms. Keller was an auto analyst with Kidder Peabody & Co. and PaineWebber and was ranked as an All-Star analyst 12 times by Institutional Investor magazine. In addition to PH2 Solutions, Ms. Keller serves on the Boards of Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Lee Automotive Group, and DriveTime Group.
Chris Russo, a successful entrepreneur with vast experience in the media and technology industries, joins PH2 Solutions as its CEO. Prior to PH2 Solutions, Mr. Russo was the CEO of Fantasy Sports Ventures, Inc. (“FSV”), a company he founded in 2006 and sold to the USA TODAY Sports Media Group in 2012. Under Mr. Russo’s leadership, FSV became a top 5 online sports property in the U.S., reaching more than 20 million unique users. Prior to FSV, Mr. Russo held senior executive positions with the National Football League, New Line Cinema and NBC.
Kevin Greene, Chairman of the Board of PH2 Solutions said, “the addition of Chris and Maryann represents a new era for PH2 as we move from our development and early marketing phase into full commercialization of the Validator which we believe is a ‘must have’ tool that will eventually transform how emission repairs and validation are completed in the US and throughout the world. This is a very exciting time for the company and its customers and we are very pleased to have Chris and Maryann on board.”
Keller and Russo join a team that includes PH2 Co-founder and Director Mark L. Scotland. Since the Company’s founding, Mr. Scotland has led the evolution of the company from specializing in R&D to software and product development to becoming the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) of the award winning technology, the “PH2 Validator.” Other key members of the PH2 team include Gloria Cowart (Senior Vice President), Barry Bullock (Vice President), and the newly hired Kwame Spearman (Senior Vice President), who will be managing the company’s business development and marketing activities.
About PH2 Solutions Inc.
PH2 Solutions is an automotive technology company with a focus on diagnostic software. The company’s core product is the PH2 Validator, a patent protected “must have” tool for check engine light and emission related repairs. The PH2 Validator solves one of the greatest causes of customer disenchantment: faulty check engine light repairs that require customers to come back for further fixes. By creating a technology that validates repairs, PH2 Solutions has enabled repair shops and auto dealers to improve margins, enhance customer satisfaction, and generate new revenue streams.
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