Ovivo launches Technology Advisory Committee to support growth strategy

Oct. 28, 2015
Ovivo Inc. recently announced the creation of a new Technology Advisory Committee, composed of three independent internationally renowned water industry experts.

Oct, 28, 2015 -- Ovivo Inc., a global company dedicated to water and wastewater treatment, recently announced the creation of a new Technology Advisory Committee, composed of three independent internationally renowned water industry experts.

Their mandate will mainly be focused on advising and supporting senior management and the board of directors on Ovivo's technology strategy and its deployment and future investments as part of the growth plan. The committee will bring new ideas and external opinions on emerging technologies and trends that could benefit the company and its clients.

The members of Committee are all experts in their own field and represent Ovivo's major markets:

  • Glen Daigger is currently professor of Engineering Practice at the University of Michigan and president and Founder of One Water Solutions, LLC, a water engineering and innovation firm. He previously served as senior vice president and chief technology officer for CH2M HILL, where he was employed for 35 years, as well as professor and chair of Environmental Systems Engineering at Clemson University. He is the author or co-author of more than 100 technical papers, four books and several technical manuals.
  • John DeGenova has over 30 years of experience in the semiconductor industry. He is the president of DeGenova Engineering Group, providing consulting services in ultrapure water and wastewater treatment, airborne molecular contamination, and troubleshooting of semiconductor processing yield issues. Previously, he was employed by Texas Instruments Inc. as a distinguished member of the Technical Staff. He has numerous publications in the area of water and wastewater recycling.
  • Tom Pankratz is an independent consultant and has over 35 years of experience in the water industry, serving as an expert advisor in some of the world's largest and most technically advanced desalination projects. He is a former vice president of CH2M and was the director of corporate projects for USFilter/Veolia Water.

"We are very pleased to welcome these highly reputable experts to our newly formed Technology Advisory Committee," said Marc Barbeau, president and chief executive officer. "Their highly specialized technological expertise and vast business experience in the water treatment sector will clearly be valuable for our future development."

See also:

"Ovivo awarded major contracts worth $13M in U.S. municipal market"

"Ovivo awarded over $12M in contracts for water services in Asian markets"

About Ovivo Inc.

Ovivo Inc. is a global company dedicated to water and wastewater treatment. It offers comprehensive technological solutions as well as services and equipment tailored to specific client needs. Ovivo operates in over 15 countries with more than 800 employees. It is a public company whose shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols OVI.A and OVI.B. For more information, visit www.ovivowater.com.


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