WORCESTER, Mass., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), an industry leader in wastewater recovery and emissions-free combustion technologies, announced today that Robert (Bob) Marrs has joined the company's senior management team as Vice President of International Business Development. Marrs will report to President and CEO, Cary Bullock.
Marrs will be charged with developing strategies, budgets and goals for international expansion of ThermoEnergy's Wastewater Recovery and emissions-Free, clean coal power generation technologies. His responsibilities will include international sales development, marketing and partnership activities, as well as building an international sales and technical support team.
"We believe there are substantial opportunities to deploy ThermoEnergy wastewater recovery and clean energy projects outside of the United States -- both in Europe as well as in the rapidly developing countries of China and India," said CEO, Cary Bullock. "Bob is a highly accomplished business development executive with an outstanding track record in international markets where he has developed and led successful engineering projects that have consistently achieved performance and revenue goals. We are extremely pleased that Bob will be joining our management team and leading our efforts to establish and grow our business in these growing international markets," said Bullock.
"I look forward to my new role at ThermoEnergy and being part of a dynamic team. I'm excited about the technologies, especially for the international markets where the demand for the products is growing much faster in the US. My knowledge of the international energy markets and experience in crafting profitable international partnerships can be very beneficial to ThermoEnergy," said Mr. Marrs.
Before joining ThermoEnergy, Marrs was Vice President of Business development at Calera, an engineering and high-technology firm specializing in development of a carbon capture technology. At Calera, Marrs led development of complex, international commercial projects, including the conception and implementation of business models for deploying carbon capture systems within a climate of evolving regulations and economic incentives. In addition, he spearheaded projects to promote clean energy in China and reduce CO2 emissions, including the facilitation of a project that was included in the joint US-China Clean Energy Program. Prior to Calera, Marrs served BOC (acquired by The Linde Group) in a number of senior business development and project management positions including Business Development Director, Vice President of Global Accounts, Global Vice President of BOC Process Systems, and Global Program Leader.
Marrs received his BS in Engineering from Lehigh University and his MBA in Marketing & Finance from the University of Connecticut. He is a member of The Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Carbon Capture & Storage Association, and National Petroleum Refiners Association.
Founded in 1988, ThermoEnergy, is a diversified technologies company engaged in the worldwide development, sales and commercialization of patented and/or proprietary municipal and industrial wastewater treatment and power generation technologies. Additional information on the Company and its technologies can be found on its website at www.thermoenergy.com.
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