SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTC QB: ABHD) ("AbTech" or the "Company"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, today announced that Jeffrey L. Gutierrez, a 20 year veteran of business development, sales and sales management for several industrial sectors, has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Business Development, effective August 3, 2015.
Since 2000, Mr. Gutierrez has focused his sales and business development efforts within the water industry serving as Director of Sales, North America, Industrial Capital Projects Group for Evoqua Water Technologies (formerly USFilter and Siemens Water) and Western Regional Sales and Business Development Manager for Culligan International. His responsibilities included business development of wastewater treatment for industrial and municipal markets and the development of integrated systems solutions. Previously, he served as territory account manager for Caltrol, Inc., an industrial process automation company, and sales engineer for Larox, Inc., a Finnish engineering company that designs and manufactures industrial filters. Mr. Gutierrez was awarded the President's Council, Industrial Capital Group, Siemens Water Technologies in 2009 among other sales and engineering awards during his career. Mr. Gutierrez received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Arizona State University and an MBA from University of Phoenix.
AbTech also announced that it has scheduled a conference call for Monday, August 17, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT) to discuss the Company's financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2015 and provide an update on its business initiatives. AbTech intends to issue its financial results prior to the market open on Friday, August 14, 2015.
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ABOUT ABTECH HOLDINGS, INC. (OTC QB: ABHD) AND ABTECH INDUSTRIES, INC.
AbTech Industries, Inc. (a subsidiary of Abtech Holdings Inc.) is a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions to communities, industry and governments addressing issues of water pollution and contamination. Its products are based on polymer technologies capable of removing hydrocarbons, sediment and other foreign elements in stormwater runoff (ponds, lakes and marinas), flowing water (curbside drains, pipe outflows, rivers and oceans), and industrial process and wastewater. AbTech's offerings include the ground-breaking new antimicrobial technology called Smart Sponge® Plus. This technology is effective in reducing coliform bacteria found in stormwater, industrial wastewater, and municipal wastewater. Smart Sponge® Plus is registered with the Environmental Protection Agency (Registration #86256-1). AbTech's teams of water treatment technology experts, civil and environmental engineers, and field operations specialists develop solutions to improve the quality of our limited water resources. AEWS Engineering (a subsidiary of Abtech Holdings, Inc.), is an independent engineering civil and environmental engineering firm partnered with top research and engineering universities. By focusing on bringing new engineering and technology innovation to the water infrastructure sector, AEWS is positioned to be at the forefront of stormwater Best Management Practices development and to deliver the latest in design excellence to its customers. For more information please visit www.abtechindustries.com. More information on AEWS Engineering can be found at www.aewsengineering.com.
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