OAKDALE, June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp. (OTC QB: GETH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Johnson as VP of Marketing. Ms. Johnson is a highly accomplished senior executive with over 30 years of record success in the energy industry. She has deep expertise and extensive contacts in power, natural gas and fuels. Ms. Johnson is experienced in sourcing, negotiating, closing and managing complex investments and partnerships. As President of eBarton LLC, she has successfully marketed leading edge development stage companies and their products to established industry leaders since 2005.
Prior to entering the renewable energy space, Ms. Johnson spent 25 years in executive positions in the energy industry. She was responsible for raising capital, purchasing and selling companies and individual assets, identifying, structuring and executing joint ventures and partnerships, managing power plants and directing all aspects of energy trading organizations and risk management programs. She has built and managed teams responsible for over 4,000 MW of generation and the optimization of approximately 40 Bcf of gas storage.
Ms. Johnson has held various executive positions since 1985. She has served as Executive Vice President of Riverbank Power Corp., Chief Operating Officer of Tyr Energy Inc., a company she co-founded in 2002, Executive Vice President of Aquila, Inc., now KCP&L part of Great Plains Resources, Vice President of Coral Energy, now Shell Energy North America, and Vice President of Diamond Shamrock Refining and Marketing, now Valero.
She is a leader with a proven track record of development, growth and profitability. She earned a B.S. in economics at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 1980.
GETH CEO Gary De Laurentiis stated, "We are extremely excited to bring Kim on board GETH. With combined power sector, natural gas and fuels experience and contacts, we feel Kim will bring tremendous knowledge, resources and immediate success in the coming months."
Kim Johnson stated, "I am excited to be a part of GETH. The company has one of the most exciting value propositions I have worked with in my career. I look forward to being able to introduce it to my contacts. GETH's ability to convert waste plastics and tires to into a high quality oil on a price competitive basis could lower fuel costs and increase supply reliability for its customers while extending the life of our landfills and solving some long term, material waste disposal issues."
About Green EnviroTech Holdings Corp.
Green EnviroTech Holdings (GETH) is an innovative technology company with a patent pending for recycling tires and mixed plastics back into high grade oil, suitable for blending into most products produced at a refinery.
The GETH Process to convert plastic and tires to oil uses electromagnetic pyrolysis to produce GETH Oil, carbon black, syngas, and steel. The use of electromagnetic pyrolysis facilitates faster processing while causing no environmental impact. A standard twelve system plant, utilizing 6 systems for plastic and 6 systems for tire conversion, produces approximately 25,000 barrels of oil per month. The company, headquartered in Oakdale, California, was founded in 2008 by Gary De Laurentiis, an industry veteran and award winning plastic recycling process designer.
Petrosonics, LLC is a privately held Nevada company. Petrosonics has a diverse internationally patented technology portfolio that include ultrasound assisted oxidative desulfurization and heavy oil upgrade. The technology is designed to meet worldwide low emission specification, which can be refinery based, desulfurization of multiple streams and also includes transmix and alternative "green oil" desulfurization processing. The technology has won the 2009 Financial News invention of the year for refinery processing.
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