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Global Water Technologies addresses new Indiana Water Institute concept.
Global Water Technologies participates in industry events.
Global Water Technologies renews on-site sulfuric acid patent.
Global Water Technologies signs MOU with company in Israel.
Global Water Technologies releases annual shareholder letter.
Indiana sees economic oopportunities in water innovation.
Global Water Technologies sees growing interest in water efficiency tools.
Global Water Technologies notes Hong Kong trenchless technology event.
Global Water Technologies welcomes Indianapolis Water Technology Roundtable.
Global Water Technologies engages larger accounting firm.
CEO and board chairman
Erik Hromadka serves as president and CEO of Global Water Technologies and president of its Electric H2O subsidiary. Hromadka, 46, has been a shareholder of Global Water Technologies since 2002. He joined the board and became CEO in 2009, was named chairman in 2010 and has refocused the company with an emphasis on new technology. Prior to joining the company, Hromadka worked with a wide range of entrepreneurs, providing business development and strategic communications. A 1988 graduate of Valparaiso University, Hromadka has a background in journalism and covered business, technology and law for numerous publications.
Tony Sandlin has started, operated and sold several small businesses and is active in numerous professional associations. Sandlin, 45, is also certified as a commercial hot air balloon pilot and has flown at dozens of events across North America.
John Thompson has spent more than 20 years developing non-chemical water treatment solutions, with a specific focus on the use of electronic water technology. He founded Environmental Treatment Concepts, Ltd., which won the "What's New in Industry Award" for services to British Industry and was a founding member of the UK Physical Water Conditioning Association. Thompson and his wife Beverley are also the founders of the Yala Fund, a charity established to assist Sri Lanka in recovering from the 2004 Tsunami.
Stephen J. Hopkins
Stephen J. Hopkins is an executive with 40 years of unusually diversified financial and general management experience, including a wide range of finance and manufacturing related responsibilities with General Electric Company and 25 years in turnaround management consulting. Hopkins has either managed or played a major role in projects for more than 150 different businesses, including both public and private companies navigating acquisitions, divestitures, complex operational and debt restructurings and international challenges. He is co-author of Crafting Solutions for Troubled Businesses (Beard 2006).
Benjamin Brant is the CEO of Agregy Renewables, a company formed to commercialize and develop bio-intensive farm and energy systems around the world. Brant has 36 years of award-winning experience in water, waste, energy and sustainable development with both public and private companies. In 2004, he helped Global Water emerge from its reorganization and has founded several companies focused on produced water, advanced biofuels, utility efficiency and resource conservation.
Thomas Cripe brings 25 years of operational and technical experience in new technology commercialization, project management and international sales, with a focus on Asia and the Middle East. He specializes in identification and development of emerging environmental technologies and markets, with an emphasis on sustainable management of energy, forestry and water resources. Cripe manages technology, manufacturing licensing and transfer agreements, commercialization programs and assists early-stage ventures with project development.