PLEASANTON, Calif., March 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that Karen Reinhardt has joined the Company as Vice President, Strategic Marketing.
Ms. Reinhardt is a renowned, marketing expert, technologist and multi-reference book author. She has helped world market leaders to start up factories in the US, Europe, Japan, and South Korea. She has investigated and assessed unique new applications, optimized existing processes, and developed chemicals and equipment for semiconductor, photovoltaic, flat panel display, LED, and other high-technology applications. Her expertise includes the integration of next-generation techniques and technologies into volume operations to increase process performance while decreasing processing costs.
Among her areas of focus has been the development of environmentally friendly systems to replace solvent and semi-aqueous chemicals in the high-tech industry.
Her experience includes Strategic Marketing and Advanced R&D at Novellus Systems, a global leader in the semiconductor equipment industry. Prior to joining Novellus, Karen was Senior Member of the Technical Staff at AMD, where she led the start-up team for the etching, metrology, and cleaning area of one of the company's major fabs.
A Continuing Education teacher at institutions including the University of California at Berkeley, Ms. Reinhardt received her BS degree in Chemistry from University of California at Riverside and her MS degree in Inorganic Chemistry from Texas Tech University. She holds eight patents and has contributed to more than 30 technical papers on processing techniques.
"Reterro is truly in the vanguard of green remediation," said Ms. Reinhardt. "It is gratifying to join an industry innovator that is bringing unsurpassed soil remediation and waste-stream cleaning to locations that have been waiting years to be put back into productive use."
"Karen has been a valued colleague of mine for a number of years, and I am extremely pleased to bring her high-level capabilities to our company," said Reterro Chief Executive Officer Ferdinand Seemann. "Karen will be key to Reterro's drive to convert our technology pre-eminence into market leadership."
Reterro, Inc., provides the foremost compliant and curative green remediation solution for tens of thousands of locations worldwide that are government-mandated to clean ongoing hydrocarbon waste streams and undergo soil remediation for existing hydrocarbon contaminated waste. Uniquely effective in urban, populated and space-constrained environments in which health and safety restrictions prohibit any other competing technologies, Reterro is unrivaled in mobility, cost-effectiveness and speed-to-completion, with a record of 100% certainty of efficacy.
For more information, please visit www.reterro.com.
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