Matt Jones Joins EOS Climate as Chief Executive Officer

Aug 02, 2011, 06:00 ET from EOS Climate

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EOS Climate, the market leader in delivering verified emission reductions from destruction of ozone depleting substances (ODS), named Matt Jones as its new CEO effective Monday, August 1st.

Matt brings 25 years of multi-disciplined management experience to EOS Climate from the communications, security, networking, and IT storage industries. Most recently, he served as President and CEO of CloudShield Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of SAIC, which provides cyber security and service management solutions to service providers and national governments worldwide. Matt has held executive positions at several other companies including Allocity, Sprint PCS, Sprint Canada. He began his career at AT&T.

"We are thrilled to bring Matt on board," says Joe Madden, EOS co-founder and outgoing CEO. "His track record of scaling companies and innovation in new markets will be valuable assets for us as we work to deliver the world's most impactful greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction system." With Matt's hiring, Joe will transition into his new position as Chief Business Development Officer with EOS.

In 2.5 years, EOS has established itself as a recognized leader in the North American GHG marketplace securing best-in-class partnerships and building a world-class team of experts in a field that EOS pioneered. Recently, EOS announced appointment of Brent Callinicos, VP and Treasurer at Google, to its Board of Directors.

"EOS is an exciting company in a dynamic industry. I look forward to engaging and building on the momentum that EOS has generated," says Matt.

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 including: rapid project execution, permanent emissions reductions, and transparent and readily monitored verifiable carbon credits.

Contact: Jill Abelson, EOS Climate, 415-601-7490