WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen® Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN) is pleased to announce that the Company is launching an Investor Relations Department. The Board of Directors has approved the addition of Barbara Ann Bernard as Managing Director of Communications and Ariel F. Babcock, CFA as Director of Investor Relations. "The addition of an Investor Relations department marks another milestone in the development of Tecogen as a world class clean energy company," said John Hatsopoulos co-CEO. "We are delighted to welcome Ms. Bernard and Ms. Babcock to the Tecogen team."
With over 20 years of combined investment industry and financial analysis experience, Ms. Bernard and Ms. Babcock bring a welcome level of expertise to the newly created Investor Relations team. Based in the Company's Waltham headquarters, Ms. Babcock will lead the day-to-day investor relations and media efforts of the Company while Ms. Bernard will focus on broader strategic development initiatives.
Barbara Ann Bernard is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Wincrest Capital Ltd., a Bahamas based boutique asset management firm. Prior to this, she was an equity research analyst at Holowesko Partners, a Global Long Short Equity Fund, for almost a decade. Her past experience includes roles in the Alternative Asset Management and Investment Banking Divisions of Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs in London. Ms. Bernard holds a B.Sc. in Economic History and Demographics from the London School of Economics and serves on the Board of Grand Bay Paper and Care Products, the largest private paper products manufacturer in Latin America.
Having spent over ten years in investment management and analysis, Ariel F. Babcock is experienced in marketing, client relationship management, compliance, and reporting to various stakeholders. Ms. Babcock began her career in the investment industry as a trader at a hedge fund and then moved on to be an analyst covering the Consumer and Industrials sectors and a mutual fund portfolio manager. She most recently served as Vice President and co-Portfolio Manager of the Value strategies at Calamos Investments, a global asset management firm based outside Chicago, IL. Ms. Babcock holds a B.A. in Economics and Environmental Studies from Tufts University and is a CFA® charterholder.
Tecogen manufactures, installs, and maintains high efficiency, ultra-clean combined heat and power products including natural gas engine-driven cogeneration, air conditioning systems, and high-efficiency water heaters for residential, commercial, recreational and industrial use. The company is known for cost efficient, environmentally friendly and reliable products for energy production that, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a building's carbon footprint. In business for over 20 years, Tecogen has shipped more than 2,300 units, supported by an established network of engineering, sales, and service personnel across the United States. For more information, please visit www.tecogen.com.
Tecogen Investor & Media Contact Information: Ariel F. Babcock, CFA P: 788.466.6413 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
John N. Hatsopoulos P: 781.622.1122 E: email@example.com
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