Management Team

Officers

James E. Paulson
Executive Chairman

Jamie Paulson has been the Executive Chairman of Pure Technologies since 1995 when he and his brother Peter Paulson founded the Company. In addition, Jamie has been the President or Vice-President of Yellowbird Products Ltd., a private holding company, since 1976. He received his B. Comm. from the University of Calgary in 1970 and a Masters of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business in 1972.

Peter O. Paulson
Vice Chairman and Chief Technology Officer

Peter Paulson has been the President or Vice-President of Yellowbird Products Ltd., a private holding company since 1976 and is the Vice Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of the Corporation. He has developed and/or patented new technologies or products in several different industries. Yellowbird is a holding company with interests in real estate, oil and gas and technology. He is the inventor of the Company's patented SoundPrint® technology. Mr. Paulson's technologies have received national and international recognition from industry and research organizations. He received a B.Sc. (Physics) in 1969 from the University of Calgary.

John F. Elliott, P.Eng.
President and Chief Executive Officer

John (Jack) Elliott is a professional engineer with a degree in civil engineering from National University of Ireland (Cork). Mr. Elliott joined Pure Technologies in 1996 as Vice President and since that time has been critical member of the Senior Management team, most specifically responsible for business development, sales and operations. Prior to joining Pure Technologies Mr. Elliott was General Manager of Structural Diagnostics Limited, Operations Manager and General Manager of CCD Western Limited and Operations Manager for Cana Construction Limited. Mr. Elliott is a Past President of the American Concrete Institute (Alberta Chapter), and is a member of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers (IABSE) and the Federation Internationale du Beton.

Mark W. Holley
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mark Holley is a member of the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists as well as numerous industry organizations and received a Diploma in Chemical Engineering Technology from Sheridan College. Mr. Holley joined Pure Technologies in 1996 as Marketing Manager and in 2001 was promoted to Vice President – Pure Technologies U.S. Inc. responsible for planning, organizing, directing and controlling the corporate sales programs. Prior to joining Pure Technologies Mr. Holley was a principal of M2 Digital Interactive and served in managerial positions with Cathodic Technology Ltd. and Structural Diagnostics Limited, where he was responsible for regional market and business development.

Geoffrey D. Krause, CA, CPA
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Geoffrey Krause joined Pure Technologies in July 2014 and is a Chartered Accountant and Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years of public and private company finance experience spanning the environmental services, power generation and oil & gas production and services industries. Prior to joining Pure Technologies, Mr. Krause was Vice President Finance – Internal Reporting at Tervita Corporation and has held CFO positions at Pristine Power Inc. and Cork Exploration Inc., both previously TSX-listed companies. Mr. Krause received a Bachelor of Administration with distinction in 1992 from the University of Regina.

Michael R. Wrigglesworth
Vice President - Europe, Middle East and Africa

Michael Wrigglesworth joined Pure Technologies in 2000 as a sales engineer and was promoted to Vice President – Middle East and Africa in 2006. Mr. Wigglesworth is an active member of the IWA Water Loss Task Force and participates regularly in international conferences on the subjects of asset management, leak detection and pipeline condition assessment. Prior to joining Pure Technologies, Mr. Wrigglesworth owned his own technical services company. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from the University of Guelph in Canada.