Novazone appoints Connolly as CFO

Provider of innovative ozone-based solutions to improve the freshness and safety of food and water picks Philip G. Connolly to head up financial analysis and reporting...


LIVERMORE, CA, June 7, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Novazone, a provider of innovative ozone-based solutions to improve the freshness and safety of food and water, has appointed Philip G. Connolly as chief financial officer. Connolly will oversee the company's financial management and accounting activities, and will report to Paul White, president and CEO.

He brings a wealth of knowledge and talent to Novazone, which stems from over 20 years of finance and operations experience in fast growth companies. During his career, he held numerous senior level management positions and played key roles in business strategy, financial management and process development.

"Throughout his career, Phil has demonstrated a proven ability to implement and manage comprehensive, strategically important financial programs and procedures," said Mr. White. "His entrepreneurial experience and strong analytical skills will be essential to the company to meet the increasing demand for our science-based ozone solutions for fresher and safer food and water products."

Previously, Connolly provided executive-level consulting services for managed service and software companies, such as DCI Technology Holdings and Arkivio, Inc., where he was responsible for all aspects of finance and operations. Prior to consulting, he was CFO and chief operating officer for Sanrise Inc., a managed storage solutions software company. In addition, He held senior level positions at Republic Financial Corp., Triton Container International Ltd., and Cronos Containers Inc. Earlier, he served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army.

Connolly holds a bachelor's degree in engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. He's based in Livermore, Calif., at the company's headquarters.

Novazone (www.novazone.com) is a leading provider of innovative ozone-based solutions to improve the freshness and safety of food and water. Consumers around the world are demanding fresher and safer consumable food and water products. With year-round, global sourcing, transportation and distribution of these products, comes an increase in the risk of both accidental and intentional contamination from microorganisms, pests and chemicals. The company couples applied food science with patented ozone technologies to provide an environmentally friendly means of reducing water and airborne pathogens without the use of harmful chemicals, making food and water fresh and safe naturally. It incorporates an array of patented technologies into complete, automated systems with unsurpassed reliability and cost-effective operations. Industry leaders such as Coca-Cola, Pepsi Cola, Sun Pacific, Paramount Farms, Safeway, Colgate-Palmolive, Procter & Gamble, and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals have implemented Novazone's ozone solutions.

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