BioNeutral Appoints Michael D. Francis, J.D. as Director to the Board
NEWARK, N.J., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTCBB: BONU), a specialty life science technology-based company, today announced the appointment of Michael D. Francis, J.D., as a new member to its Board of Directors.
Mr. Francis is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania and received his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University, School of Law. He has been an attorney in the state of New Jersey since 1971. Throughout his career, Mr. Francis has held numerous board appointments within the health care industry. From 1978 to present, he has been Director of the Daughters of Israel Geriatric Center, and held former posts as Treasurer, President and Vice President.
Previously, Mr. Francis was Chairman of Board for the following organizations: Newark Beth Israel Medical Center from 1980 to 1998; United Way of Essex and West Hudson from 1986 to 1990; and Beth Health Care Foundation from 1988 to 1999. His executive management experience includes Chairman and CEO of the Planned Companies from 1989 to 2008 and President of All State Cleaning Contractors from 1971 to 1985. He was CEO of Atlantic Building Maintenance Corp. from 1971 to 1985, where he was responsible for managing the aforementioned companies, providing multifaceted building maintenance services with in excess of 1,000 employees.
"We are honored to welcome Mr. Francis to our Board. He is not only a significant investor but also a long time advisor to the company and advocate of our innovative technology. He is an experienced successful entrepreneur and health care advocate, who has won numerous awards by serving his local community and government," stated Stephen J. Browand, Chairman and CEO of BioNeutral Group, Inc. who went on to say, "His legal acumen and health care advisory experience will provide additional, valuable insight as we move forward with commercializing our newly EPA-approved Ygiene® Hospital-Grade products."
About BioNeutral Group, Inc.
Headquartered at the New Jersey Institute of Technology/EDC in Newark, BioNeutral Group, Inc., is a specialty technology-based life science company which has developed a technology platform that neutralizes harmful environmental contaminants, toxins and dangerous micro-organisms including bacteria, viruses, mold, fungi and spores. BioNeutral's products, Ygiene® and Ogiene®, kill germs and clean surfaces with a dramatic increase in speed and power over their rivals in the marketplace. BioNeutral's proprietary platform technology has been proven effective in surface, water and airborne applications. Its antimicrobial line of products under the Ygiene® brand have been approved by the EPA for sale in the United States and has previously been approved for sale in Germany and it is also permitted to be sold in the UK, France and Sweden. AutoNeutral is a registered trademark of BioNeutral Group, Inc. For more information on BioNeutral, including a listing of company products, leadership and background please visit www.bioneutralgroup.com.
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