SOURCE: San West Inc.

October 15, 2010 08:30 ET

San West Inc. Elects New Board Member

San Francisco Marketing Guru to Join Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - October 15, 2010) - San West Inc. (OTCBB: SNWT), an emerging leader in the off-road vehicle (ORV) industry, operator of the industry leading ORV portal,, and Buggy World retailers, announced today the election of prominent Bay Area businessman/marketer Vladimir Robert Cood to the board of directors.

Mr. Cood was elected to the San West Inc. Board. Mr. Cood will be Director of Communications.

Frank Drechsler, President and CEO of San West Inc., said of the newest board member, "We feel very fortunate to have someone of Mr. Cood's gamut of experience in our inner circle. We feel that his prowess in social media, networking and multimedia will take our operations to a new level. Our industry is an old fashioned one. As we shift to a more technologically-minded business model, we feel that Mr. Cood's experience as a leader in media and networking will build us into a corner of our industry that not only will be very lucrative but also relatively unsaturated by our competitors."

Commenting on the appointment to the board of directors, Vladimir Cood had this to say, "I began as an investor in San West Inc. because I found the business a compelling prospect. Through my continued involvement, I have come to know San West very well, both from an operations standpoint as well as on a management level. When the opportunity presented itself to be a more integral part of San West, I jumped at the chance."

When discussing his role in the company, Mr. Cood added, "With years of experience building multi-million dollar businesses from scratch, I find the prospect of integrating into and revamping a functioning business a challenge I look forward to. San West has untapped revenue streams and areas of expenses that can be dramatically cut. I have many ideas for San West's growth and am very excited to have the opportunity to contribute my skills and experience as a board member."

According to the board, Mr. Cood's first objective will be an overhaul of the financial systems currently in place. This will include an emphasis on lowering of expenses and aggressive debt reduction. Once completed, the role of Mr. Cood will be that of a media liaison and networking advisor.

About Vladimir Robert Cood.

Born In Kiev, Ukraine in April 1969, Mr. Vladimir Cood immigrated with his family San Francisco in 1974. Since that time he has been an active member of many distinguished organizations throughout his schooling and successful career. With a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Industrial And Systems Engineering from San Jose State University, Mr. Cood has built and run multiple multi-million dollar businesses in the multimedia sector, at times managing 300+ employees. With a focus on entertainment, music and dance, Mr. Cood has built a reputation in the San Francisco area as an influential businessman and cornerstone in the multimedia industry. Mr. Cood currently owns and runs multiple nightclubs and restaurants in the San Francisco area in addition to overseeing entertainment partnerships at his, and many other, venues.

About San West Inc.
San West is an emerging leader in the off-road vehicle (ORV) industry and operator of the industry leading ORV portal, The Company's web properties have emerged as the established home for all facets of the ORV industry, including off-road buggies, scooters, ATVs, parts and accessories. San West's retail store locations in Southern California specialize in the design, manufacture, sales and repairs off-road buggies. Additionally, the retail and online stores provide aftermarket performance products and accessories for off-road buggies and other ORVs. Buggy repair services are sold and fulfilled at the Santee, California retail location. For further information about San West Inc. visit,,,, and

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