Jim Currie Named Chief Financial Officer of MARK IV IVHS

May 28, 2009

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, May 28 /PRNewswire/ – MARK IV IVHS, a global technology leader and innovator of intelligent transportation systems, announced today the appointment of Jim Currie as chief financial officer effective immediately.

Prior to joining MARK IV IVHS, Currie held several executive positions with MDS SCIEX/MDS Analytical Technologies, a $1.2B leading global supplier of life sciences tools for pharmaceutical and biotech companies, including Controller, Director of Finance and most recently Vice President of Finance. Previously, . Currie served as Controller at GEAC Computer Corporation. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto, maintains a CMA from the Society of Management Accountants and attended the Executive Management program at the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Business.

Chris Murray, president of MARK IV IVHS said he was delighted to welcome Currie to the business. “Jim is a very accomplished executive with the strong financial, operational and strategic experience we need as we continue to grow our business into the future,” said Murray. “Jim will further strengthen our leadership team and will contribute to our continued development of the next generation of intelligent technologies for the North American transportation infrastructure required for the 21st century.”


MARK IV IVHS is a global technology leader and innovator of intelligent transportation systems (ITS). With more than 19 million transponders on-the-road and more than 3,100 lanes equipped, MARK IV IVHS is the largest supplier of electronic toll collection equipment in North America. MARK IV IVHS has enabled many landmark ITS deployments, including: the world’s first, non-stop, all-electronic toll road (Highway 407 ETR); interoperability between truck electronic preclearance systems and toll collection; and, the E-ZPass(R) system of the 25 toll authorities who comprise the Interagency Group in the Northeastern United States. For more information, visit www.ivhs.com.

MARK IV IVHS is a subsidiary of Mark IV Industries, Inc., a $1 billion global manufacturing company employing 15,600 people worldwide. Mark IV Industries, Inc. is a U.S. company headquartered in Amherst, New York.


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