Quest Solution Appoints John F. Whiteman as Director of Sales; Industry Leader Brings Extensive Computer Vision Experience
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Quest Solution, Inc. (OTCQB: QUES) (“Quest” or “the Company”), announced the appointment of John F. Whiteman as Director of Sales. In his new role, Mr. Whiteman will oversee the sales organization with a focus on accelerating the closing of existing sales opportunities, and meeting and exceeding sales budgets while growing the sales pipeline. Mr. Whiteman plans to leverage his experience with the strength of the Company’s sales professionals and the support of the marketing team to drive sales growth of all of Quest’s offerings.
Shai Lustgarten, CEO of Quest stated, “John is an accomplished and seasoned executive with a long track record of establishing and growing both start-ups and multi-million dollar businesses. Many at our organization have previously worked with John given he was formerly a senior executive at HTS, the Company we acquired to add our proprietary computer vision technology. John is a respected leader in this industry with an intimate knowledge of the technology and deep relationships across the end markets. We welcome him on board and look forward to his contribution.”John Whiteman, newly appointed Director of Sales stated, “I am thrilled to return to the Quest & HTS family. Having spent 10 years in the AI and Computer Vision space, it is great to return to a global leader working with many colleagues from my prior experience with HTS. With the Company’s enhanced and renewed infrastructure for sales, support and development, I look forward to the opportunities to optimize partnerships and drive growth with existing customers, and to developing many new and exciting relationships within several transformational new markets.”Most recently, Mr. Whiteman partnered with several Israeli technology companies to develop go-to-market strategies, sales channels, value-added reseller partnerships and end customers throughout the Americas, most notably in the commercial parking, airport, transportation and safe city applications.Mr. Whiteman served as Executive Vice President of Sales for TIBA Parking Systems in the Americas from January 2017 to July 2019, the Chief Executive Officer of HTS Americas from May 2011 to December 2016, Chief Sales Officer of HTS, LTD from August 2014 to December 2016 and as President of HTS, LTD from January 2016 to December 2016 where he was responsible for revenue generation, product alignment and business profitability for the global organization. Prior to HTS, Mr. Whiteman served as President of ioimage Americas for two years and subsequently the Vice President of Strategic Programs at DVTel after their acquisition of ioimage. Previously, Mr. Whiteman served in several executive level sales and marketing roles in North America including CyberFlex Software, Axsys Technologies, Vicon Industries and Sentry Technology.Mr. Whiteman holds a degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University.About Quest Solution, Inc.
Quest Solution’s HTS Image Processing subsidiary is a leading provider of computer vision image processing-based solutions using patented and proprietary AI technology to provide real-time surveillance and monitoring for homeland security, traffic & parking management, law enforcement and access control applications as well as supply chain management.Rated in the Top 1% of global solution providers, Quest specializes in the design, deployment and management of enterprise mobility solutions including Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC), Mobile Cloud Analytics, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), and proprietary Mobility software. Our mobility products and services offering is designed to identify, track, trace, share and connect data to enterprise systems such as CRM or ERP solutions. Our customers are leading Fortune 500 companies from several sectors including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food / beverage, transportation and logistics, health care and chemicals/gas/ oil.Information about Forward-Looking Statements
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