Brent Callinicos Joins EOS Climate’s Board of Directors
SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — EOS Climate, the market leader in delivering verified emission reductions from destruction of ozone depleting substances (ODS), is pleased to announce appointment of Brent Callinicos to its Board of Directors. As VP and Treasurer at Google, he is responsible for all capital markets, banking and risk management activities.
Callinicos’ long-term involvement in the financial aspects of Google’s renewable energy investments, as well as his commitment to environmental stewardship will be valuable assets for EOS.
“I have deep personal and professional interest in clean technology and an interest in helping bring innovative solutions to scale,” said Callinicos. “As someone heavily involved in Google’s own renewable energy investments, I am delighted to bring my knowledge to help EOS Climate scale in its mission to address the harmful climate impact of refrigerants.”
Callinicos has received numerous leadership awards, including a 2008 Risk Magazine award for “Corporate Risk Manager of the Year” and a 2010 Adam Smith Award for “Overall Treasury Excellence.” In 2009, he was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in Finance” by Treasury and Risk Magazine, for the 4th time. Aside from his many other memberships, advisory and board roles, Brent served on two Washington State’s Governors’ Council of Economic Advisors from 2001-2006. Callinicos holds a BS in business administration from UNC Chapel Hill and an MBA in finance from the Kenan Flagler School at UNC.
“Brent is an outstanding addition to the Board at EOS. His expertise will be invaluable in helping EOS to reach our long term strategic and environmental objectives,” says Joe Madden, EOS Climate CEO.
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. www.eosclimate.com
Contacts: Saskia Feast, EOS Climate, 626-840-6955
SOURCE EOS Climate