NEWARK, N.J., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNeutral Group Inc. (OTCBB: BONU) a specialty life science technology based company announced today expansion of its Board of Directors. Michael D. Francis, J. D. has been newly appointed to the 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 admitted as 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 its 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. Mr. Francis was responsible for executing the Sale of both Planned Companies and Atlantic Building Maintenance Company in multi-million dollar transaction. Mr. Francis is a principal stockholder of the Company.
Dr. Andy Kielbania stated: "We welcome Mr. Francis to BioNeutral's Board of Directors and are pleased to have the seasoned entrepreneurial experience of Michael Francis assisting our company. Mr. Francis is a principal stockholder of the Company who has invested his own money into the Company and accordingly shares the interests of our stockholders."
About BioNeutral Group Inc.
Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey with lab facilities at the New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, 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. Auto Neutral 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.bioneutral.com.
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