addvantage Leadership

Howard Snell
Howard Snell
Chairman

Howard Snell – Chairman

Howard has spent most of his career in C-Suite level positions for international banks including UBS.

Howard is also involved as an active shareholder and director of several small businesses.

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Steve Clarke
Steve Clarke
Chief Commercial Officer

Steve Clarke – Chief Commercial Officer

Steve has a passion for business start-ups and a natural sales ability that has enabled him to to consistently over deliver on sales budgets.

In the 80’s Steve successfully built and managed the entire sales operation for one of the largest Canon office automation companies.

In the 90’s Steve was a founding partner of a company that acquired the US rights for an innovative winter sports product. To execute the national roll out he orchestrated a highly effective national PR campaign, recruited and trained a nationwide sales and demonstration teams. Following the successful IPO of the business on NASDAQ, Steve joined Daniel in the leadership team of The Source and helped hone the sales proposition that revolutionised a niche within the insurance industry.

Since the sale of that business, Steve enjoyed a global career as a motivational business speaker and business coach.

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Daniel Mitchell
Daniel Mitchell
CEO

Daniel Mitchell – CEO

addvantage is led by its founder. Daniel is an experienced serial entrepreneur, having founded and sold 3 high growth businesses. He is a driven entrepreneur with proven track record of developing new start businesses to market leading positions and successful exits.

Highly experienced in developing strategy for rapid growth businesses and managing growth, practiced in raising debt and equity capital, negotiating and integrating acquisitions and exits. An accomplished high level sales negotiator, Daniel has been both an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and a component of the Virgin Fast Track 100.

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Dale Griffiths
Dale Griffiths
Chief Relationship Officer

Dale Griffiths – Chief Relationship Officer

Dale Griffiths MRICS MA BSc is a private equity professional with over 25 years of global experience. Dale has held several senior management and supervisory board positions with some of the largest names in the private equity industry. Dale previously held the position of Senior Vice President at Heitman, one of the largest investment management groups in the US.

Prior to joining Heitman, he advised Cushman & Wakefield in Germany as a Senior Investment Advisor, responsible for sourcing, structuring and managing investment transactions.

Entrepreneurial by nature, Dale has been involved in a number of start up ventures as well as managing his own real estate portfolio and promotions.

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Rob Forsyth
Rob Forsyth
Director

Rob Forsyth – Director

Rob joined the National Freight Corporation’s graduate training scheme, which led to a succession of roles up to a C-Suite appointment for a company running 150+ class 8 trucks in national and international operations. After 10 years in the haulage industry, Rob took over an automotive training business in 1995. Since then, the business has gone from strength to strength, with steady organic growth. Ignition deals with many of the biggest global manufacturers in the automotive sector.

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Paul McCartie
Paul McCartie
Director

Paul McCartie – Director

Lightsource are one of the world’s largest integrated solar companies having built over $3Billion of solar assets. As one of the company’s founders, Paul has overall responsibility for financial structuring of deals and debt project financing of Lightsource’s portfolio of solar assets. He structured and led the procurement of over $1.4 billion of project finance debt in 2015, including the first ever benchmark-sized bond, and the largest ever sterling renewables bond.

Paul’s experience and knowledge, gained throughout a successful career in project finance at Investec Bank and Rolls-Royce Power Ventures, have proved essential to Lightsource’s development and expansion from start-up to industry leader.

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John Prior
John Prior
Director

John Prior – Director

John has spent his entire career working in the financial markets. He joined Barclays Capital from college on their graduate training program where he gained a broad experience across equities, fixed income and derivatives before settling in a position in the commodities division.

In 1999 John joined Killik & Co and quickly rose through the ranks and became an Equity Partner in 2006. His investment expertise spans all the major asset classes, with a specialisation in derivatives. He was responsible for the launch and management of Killik & Co’s derivatives offering to retail clients and since 2006 was the sole investment manager of Killik Capital Managed Futures Strategy which he continues to run at Patronus Partners.

John is a CFA charterholder, a Fellow of the Securities Institute and holds a bachelors degree in Industrial Economics.

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Kevin Campbell
Kevin Campbell
Technical Director

Kevin Campbell – Technical Director

Kevin has spent his entire 30 year career in the heavy-duty truck market with a particular emphasis on alternative fuels and low-emissions technologies. From his beginnings at the Engine Division of the Los Angeles area Caterpillar distributor, Kevin developed a keen technical knowledge of heavy-duty diesel engines.

His experience led to a role in a partnership with Caterpillar on multiple iterations of a natural gas dual-fuel engine across four engine models. Subsequent technology partners included Volvo Trucks AB and Navistar (International Trucks). Kevin participated in the design, development and marketing of these revolutionary products worldwide.

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Paul Will
Paul Will
Executive VP
Business Development

Paul Will – Executive VP
Business Development

On graduating from Indiana University, Paul initially joined KPMG as a senior accountant. A little over 3 years later he took a position as a financial controller for American Hi-Lift. An opportunity arose for him to move to Celadon as their financial controller. He worked his way through the ranks and became the CEO and Chairman of Celadon Group Inc, a $1bn top 50 trucking company, where he had a 24-year career in the trucking industry. He joins addvantage as our Executive Vice President of Business Development and brings with him a vast knowledge of every aspect of American trucking.

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Mike Ayles
Mike Ayles
Product Development
Manager

Mike Ayles – Product Development
Manager

Shortly after graduation, Mike commenced employment with the global manufacturer of the addvantage device – TT Electronics as a test technician. Mike was rapidly promoted to his final position of Senior Test Development Engineer.

After 5 years with TT Electronics, we are delighted that having seen the exceptional market potential of addvantage and our global distribution partners that Mike has chosen to join the group on a full time basis to accelerate product development.

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Sanjeev Khagram
Sanjeev Khagram
Advisor

Sanjeev Khagram – Advisor

Professor Sanjeev Khagram is a member of our US Advisory Board.

Sanjeev is currently the Dean of the Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU as well as senior advisor to the LA Mayor’s Office. He has also worked with global organizations and governments globally, including major US corporations such as Facebook, GE and Walmart.

Widely published, Professor Khagram has held visiting professorships at Harvard among others. Educated at Stanford, and holding 2 PhDs as well as his Masters and undergraduate degrees, Professor Khagram bridges the divide between politics, business and academia including professional associations and universities all over the world from the local to international levels.

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Weston LaBar
Weston LaBar
Advisor

Weston LaBar – Advisor

Weston is a seasoned executive and entrepreneur with experience leading business organizations in trade, logistics, and energy. He has successfully led major capital improvement projects and advised on trade and logistics policy at the highest levels. Weston is the current CEO of the Harbor Trucking Association who are a coalition of Los Angeles and Long Beach intermodal carriers whose purpose is to advocate, educate and promote strategies with other goods movement stakeholders and policy makers that will sustain emission reductions, provide a dialog for intermodal truck efficiency, and to return cargo and jobs to Southern California ports.

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Stephane Herbert
Stephane Herbert
Corporate Counsel

Stephane Herbert – Corporate Counsel

Stephane Hebert is our corporate legal counsel.

Stephane’s background as general counsel to major corporations, including Rolls Royce and Bombardier, provides him with comprehensive legal technical grasp, commercial insight and financial acumen, having led the negotiation and successful close of numerous international transactions.

French Canadian by nationality, with an impressive high profile network, Stephane will also be instrumental in supporting addvantage’s expansion in the Canadian market as well as the wider NAFTA region.

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Our Mission

To transform the economics of the transportation industry with our disruptive technology whilst significantly reducing emissions to leave the world a better place.

Our Core Values

We are committed to integrity, fairness and responsibility in all aspects of our business. Safety and quality are of paramount importance.

Customer Service

We can only succeed by delivering excellence in customer service. We strive to under promise and
over deliver and if we get it wrong… to make it right.

Teamwork

We win and fail together. We are willing to take risks, make mistakes and learn from them.

Environment

All of the senior team are parents and we are committed to leaving the world a better place for our
children by significantly reducing emissions.

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addvantage Clean Technologies Inc
1240 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 120
Manhattan Beach
CA, 90266

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