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Garmatex Technologies’ disruptive Fiberithm(TM) technology platform entices apparel industry trailblazer to join team

September 10, 2013

VANCOUVER, Sept. 10, 2013 /CNW/ – Garmatex Technologies, Inc., an
industry disrupting developer and supplier of scientifically-engineered
performance fabrics and apparel technologies, announces the appointment
of Douglas Sheridan as President and Chief Operating Officer of its
Finished Goods Division and Business Director, Garmatex International.

In joining Garmatex, Mr. Sheridan builds on an illustrious 30-year+
career as a designer and senior business executive working with retail
brands in fabric and apparel manufacturing, supply chain management,
sales, licensing, distribution and executive placement. During his
career he has held numerous leadership roles at industry bellwethers
such as:

        --  Adidas AG (HK), where he was VP of R&D and Corporate Marketing
            for Adidas in Asia and was responsible for establishing Adidas
            development offices around the Asian region; and a key member
            of the early 90's Brand turn around team;
        --  Reebok/Avia (Taiwan) where he served as Country Manager;
        --  Etonic-Tretorn, PUMA (Sweden) where he was VP of Product Design
            and Supply Chain; and
        --  Bata Footwear (South Africa, Italy, Canada) where he served as
            Designer and Brand Manager.

Most recently, Mr. Sheridan was a Principal of BKMS HK, a Retail and
Footwear manufacturing group in China for major brands including Geox, Boss, Skechers, Etnies, Patrick, Levis, Anta, Li Ning, and Lee
Cooper,
and was the Asian Region Master Licensee for Diadora (Italy) with 200+ stores in China and 75 stores in the Asian region.

“I am delighted to join Garmatex”, said Sheridan. “I have worked all
over the world with many of the leading fabric and apparel companies,
designers, and fabric engineers but I have never seen a more promising
and innovative fabric technology platform than that of Garmatex’s. It
is truly disruptive and offers endless opportunities to build dominant
positions in the majority of the major textile segments.  This starts,
for me, with the performance apparel segment, where I believe Garmatex
has already developed the best-engineered array of fabrics currently
available in the world, which can transform the capabilities of the
leading retail brands and lift the entire industry to a new level of
accomplishment.”

Martin Doane, Chief Executive Officer of Garmatex, commented on Mr.
Sheridan’s appointment:  “For many months we have been searching for
that one industry veteran executive who combined international
leadership experience with a comprehensive background in all key
aspects of the fabric and apparel value chain, together with a demeanor
and approach that would meld with our cohesive and forward-thinking
senior executive team.  We are fortunate to have found that person in
Douglas Sheridan.  Not only have we given him the reins of our entire
Finished Goods business, he immediately becomes a key contributor to
our corporate strategy and international business development
initiatives.  Douglas is a proven winner and will offer immeasurable
help to Garmatex on many fronts as we continue our trajectory to the
vanguard of the fabric and performance apparel industries.”

About Garmatex Technologies, Inc.

Garmatex’s performance technologies and fabrics: Kottinu(TM), T3(®), Bact-Out(®), Coolskin(®), Warmskin(®), Coldskin(TM), Steelskin(TM), Satinu(TM), Slimskin(TM), Camoskin(TM), Recoveryskin(TM) 
and Absorbskin(TM) have proven to be superior to any like products
available in the market for comfort, fit and performance and are
engineered using our proprietary “Moisture System Transference” (MST)
process which provides unrivaled moisture management control.
Garmatex’s ground-breaking Kottinu(TM) fabric, with its amazing
“cotton-like” comfort and feel, delivers unparalleled performance in
moisture management, lasts 6 times longer than cotton, maintains color
sharpness with minimal fade and is a viable alternative to cotton in
any application where the inferior attributes of cotton have been
considered “the standard”. Our patented T3(®) triple-gusset shirt construction, which allows complete 360 degree
mobility of the shoulder without restriction or shirt binding, is the
first garment construction design patent granted in decades.

Forward-Looking Statement Disclaimer

Statements contained in the Press Release that are not historical facts
are forward-looking statements, which are subject to a number of known
and unknown risks, uncertainness and other factors that may cause the
actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in our
forward looking statements. Although we believe that the expectations
in our forward looking statements are reasonable, actual results may
vary, and we cannot guarantee future results, levels of activity,
performance or achievements.

SOURCE Garmatex Technologies, Inc

Image with caption: “Doug Sheridan – President & COO, Garmatex Finished Goods Division / Business Director, Garmatex International (CNW Group/Garmatex Technologies, Inc)”. Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130910_C5613_PHOTO_EN_30565.jpg


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