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Perpetua Power Source Technologies Adds To Its Senior Leadership Team

June 16, 2008

CORVALLIS, OR—Perpetua Power Source Technologies, Inc. (Perpetua), a manufacturer of renewable energy solutions for wireless sensors, today announced that it has named Dennis Bowers Vice President of Operations and Jerry Wiant Vice President of Marketing.

Dennis Bowers
Bowers joins Perpetua as Vice President of Operations reporting to R. Jon Hofmeister, Perpetua’s President and CEO. With over 35 years of electronics industry experience, Dennis brings expertise in all areas of operations and product development. Dennis was involved in the expansive growth of HP’s server and PC business, holding various engineering and management positions in his 22 years with the company. For the past 5 years, Dennis served as the Director of Operations for Tripod Data Systems (a Trimble Navigation Subsidiary) specializing in rugged handheld products for survey and construction.

“I believe Perpetua will clearly establish itself as a renewable energy source leader in the wireless sensor space and beyond,” said Bowers. “I look forward to scaling our production capabilities and helping us build a culture where our quality products and service become invaluable to our customers.”

“We’re fortunate to have an executive with Dennis’ extensive electronic industry experience,” said Hofmeister. “He brings more than three decades of management experience and an outstanding track record of building high-caliber organizations that meet the needs of its customers while driving revenue growth.”

Jerry Wiant
Wiant joins Perpetua as Vice President of Marketing and also reports to Hofmeister. Jerry brings over 25 years of marketing and executive leadership experience to the team. Prior to Perpetua, Jerry was CEO of TrafficLeader, an Internet marketing company he co-founded in 1998 and grew from a two-person team to a 50+ person profitable company before being acquired in 2003. Prior to TrafficLeader, Jerry was president of an advertising agency catering to both regional and national clients.

“Perpetua’s solutions are already changing the wireless sensor industry, making this an exciting time to join and help Jon build a world class company,” said Wiant. “I am looking forward to working with our outstanding innovators who are striving to bring superior renewable energy products to market.”

About Perpetua Power Source Technologies, Inc.
Perpetua is dedicated to offering high quality, cost-effective, and easy-to-use power source products that last as long as the electronics they power. By extending the life of batteries and in some cases replacing batteries altogether, Perpetua’s products enable wireless sensor users to collect more data over time and offer more opportunities to operate autonomously in diverse environments.


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