PARTNERSHIP POSITIONS NEW BRUNSWICK TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES FOR GLOBAL GROWTH

(Moncton, CANADA) Aug. 26, 2014 — TSi Auto Solutions Inc. (TSi), a data collection company that delivers real-time financial and non-financial data analysis applications and solutions through its Data Information Network™, has announced that it has merged with technology solutions provider Tech Knowledge Solutions Inc. (TKS) as part of TSi’s global expansion strategy.

TKS has provided professional services to TSi as a third-party technology supplier since 2008, supporting TSi’s delivery of data analysis applications to more than 12,000 end users in the U.S., Australia and Canada.

As a result of the merger, TKS will become a subsidiary of TSi. TKS’s growing team will continue to serve current and new customers from its existing location in Moncton, New Brunswick.

“Over the past six years, TKS’s experience, expertise and emphasis on service have helped TSi provide our clients around the world with the state-of-the-art business management applications they need,” said TSi President and CEO Dan Wood. “This new partnership represents the next stage in the evolution of both organizations into worldwide solutions providers, as we leverage each company’s existing technologies, methodologies and skilled workforce for the benefit of all our customers.”

Former TKS Chief Executive Officer Roddy Awad has been appointed President, TKS. Former TKS Chief Operations Officer Sean Cook has been appointed Vice President of Global Operations for both organizations, while TKS Chief Technology Officer Jeff Guitard will broaden his role through his appointment as CTO of TSi and TKS.

“This merger with TSi represents a leap forward for TKS in terms of growth opportunities and enhanced capabilities,” said Awad. “We look forward to continuing to provide the same high-quality solutions and services to our existing and new customers, based on a stronger-than-ever foundation.”

TKS was named one of Atlantic Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies in both 2010 and 2013 by Progress Magazine. The annual ranking identifies companies in the region that have seen the most significant increase in revenues over the past three years.

ABOUT TSI AUTO SOLUTIONS INC.

A global leader in delivering state-of-the-art business management solutions, TSi is a data collection company that builds and delivers real-time financial and data analysis applications through its Data Information Network™, a versatile suite of products that encompasses data cleansing, dealership reporting, enterprise reporting, business management, forecasting, and contact reports. For more information about TSi, visitwww.tsiautosolutions.com

ABOUT TECH KNOWLEDGE SOLUTIONS INC.

Tech Knowledge Solutions Inc. (TKS), a subsidiary of TSi Auto Solutions, is a technology services and solutions provider based in Atlantic Canada that specializes in project management, solutions architecture and optimization, software development and quality assurance testing. With clients in the U.S. and Canada, TKS also provides custom software solutions and IT Right Sourcing services to support and augment existing technology departments in meeting their business needs and requirements. For more information on TKS, please visit www.tks.ca or contact info@tks.ca.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Seana Chadwick
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
1-905-464-8160
schadwick@tsiautosolutions.com

BIOGRAPHIES

RODDY AWAD
PRESIDENT, TKS

Roddy is the co-Founder of Tech Knowledge Solutions (TKS), an enterprise software development and quality assurance company based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, that offers big business experience with small business flexibility, commitment and service. Roddy has more than 15 years of experience working with large-scale customers delivering enterprise software solutions. He has a BSc from Dalhousie University in and a post-graduate diploma in Technology from ITI. He also holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from PMI and has completed the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program from the Wallace McCain Institute and the University of New Brunswick. Born and raised in New Brunswick, Roddy is passionate about the technology industry and growing its success in our area. Roddy is currently the Vice Chair of the New Brunswick IT Council, and an Order member of the Wallace McCain Institute.

JEFF GUITARD
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, TSI AND TKS

Jeff is the co-founder of Tech Knowledge Solutions (TKS), an enterprise software development and quality assurance company based in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. With more than 14 years of application development experience, Jeff has led several teams and several large complex projects for many Fortune 500 companies. He has guided teams through major software development projects, providing continual refreshment of existing software, managing change requests and upgrading clients to the latest versions of software. Jeff has a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick, a post-graduate diploma in Technology from ITI, and Accounting and Finance at the MBA level from Dalhousie University.

SEAN COOK
VICE PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL OPERATIONS, TSI AND TKS

With more than 17 years’ experience in the IT and business technology industry, Sean has worked in both the private and government sectors for large organizations such as the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) and the Information Technology Institute, and held a senior leadership role with Atlantic Lottery Corporation for approximately 10 years. Sean originally hails from Newfoundland, Canada, and completed his Bachelor of Business Administration degree at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, Canada. In addition, he has a diploma in Applied Information Technology, as well as a Masters Certificate in Project Management, from St. Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada.

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