SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EOS Climate, the leader in leveraging carbon markets to ensure the complete life cycle management of refrigerants, is pleased to announce appointment of Kathleen McGinty to its Board of Directors.
Ms. McGinty is currently a Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Weston Solutions, where she is charged with leading the Green Development Division, focused on sustainable property redevelopment, clean energy, innovative water solutions and strategic sustainability services. Ms. McGinty is also an Operating Partner at Element Partners LLC, a growth stage private equity firm investing in clean technologies, and a Director at NRG Energy, Inc., as well as Iberdrola USA, Inc.
"EOS Climate exemplifies the innovative businesses we need, that not only generate economic wealth but do it while addressing major environmental problems," said Ms. McGinty. "I am delighted to be able to support their growth."
Ms. McGinty is former Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality under President Bill Clinton and former Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Secretary under Governor Rendell, where she earned wide praise for her efforts to reduce pollution and promote investment in clean technologies.
"It is difficult to imagine a board member who brings more relevant experience. Katie has lead science and policy at state, federal and international levels. She has a track record of supporting clean technologies and providing businesses with the leadership needed for growth," says Matt Jones, CEO of EOS. "We are thrilled to have Katie on our board and leadership team."
Ms. McGinty holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from Saint Joseph's University and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. She is the newest addition to EOS' Board. Brent Callinicos, V.P. and Treasurer at Google, joined the Board in July 2011.
About EOS Climate
EOS Climate is a San Francisco-based company, dedicated to protecting the environment via collection and destruction of ozone depleting substances (ODS). The company's pioneering work is supporting a new global effort to create market-based incentives to prevent emissions and accelerate transition to more advanced, efficient technologies. EOS Climate offers businesses multiple solutions for managing refrigerants at end-of-life including: rapid project execution, permanent emissions reductions, and transparent and readily monitored verifiable carbon credits. www.eosclimate.com
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SOURCE EOS Climate