Northeast Biodiesel Company, LLC Appoint President and CEO.GREENFIELD, Mass. -- Northeast Biodiesel Company (NBC NBC
in full National Broadcasting Co.
Major U.S. commercial broadcasting company. It was formed in 1926 by RCA Corp., General Electric Co. (GE), and Westinghouse and was the first U.S. company to operate a broadcast network. ) has announced the appointment of Dr. Rex A. D'Agostino as President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. . In this newly created position, Dr. D'Agostino will provide strategic direction and oversee all company operations aimed at building the biodiesel market and business in Massachusetts and in the Northeastern US. He will manage the acquisition of funding, procurement of technology, site and manufacturing operations Manufacturing operations concern the operation of a facility, as opposed to maintenance, supply and distribution, health, and safety, emergency response, human resources, security, information technology and other infrastructural support organizations. as well as marketing and sales activities.
Dr. D'Agostino has extensive general management experience and has successfully implemented start-up operations in the fields and markets of biotechnology, chemical processing and separations sciences. With expertise in product line development, building channels to markets and generating brand identity, He is expected to generate significant interest in the business of "green" biofuels.
"We at Northeast Biodiesel are thrilled to bring on board a person with the talent, experience and energy that Rex brings. We are confident that with his leadership and focus, we can build a successful business bringing biodiesel fuels to the home heating oil and diesel fleet markets throughout New England New England, name applied to the region comprising six states of the NE United States—Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. The region is thought to have been so named by Capt. and the Northeast", emphasized Sally Wright, Chair of NBC.
I am pleased to be joining Northeast Biodiesel at such a strategic time; when the technology, product, and markets are expected to mature into viable and sustainable opportunities. I am also pleased that the board of directors has the confidence to give me this opportunity to build a successful business, which impacts not only the local community, but also Massachusetts and the northeast corridor This article is about a rail line. For the agglomeration of metropolitan areas, see BosWash. For the New Jersey Transit line, see Northeast Corridor Line.
The Northeast Corridor (NEC as well. I believe the time is right for this industry to move from one that is embryonic to one that will provide significant economic, social, and environmental value. These renewable products will be provided to residential, commercial, and industrial clients whose concern for the environment is sincere, continuous and vital" said Dr. D'Agostino.
Prior to Northeast Biodiesel, Dr. D'Agostino was Vice President, Sales and Marketing for Evergreen Solar Evergreen Solar, Inc., founded in 1994, develops, manufactures and markets solar power products enabled by its String Ribbon technology that provide environmentally clean electric power throughout the world. of Marlboro, MA. In that capacity he was responsible for building the brand, marketing and sales channels both domestically and internationally, as well as assisting in shaping the strategic direction of this US manufacturer and leader of solar photovoltaic The generation of voltage by a material that is exposed to light in the visible and invisible ranges. See photoelectric and photovoltaic cell. products.
Dr. D'Agostino also served at the Graver Company, a division of the Marmon Group, and provider of ion exchange ion exchange
A reversible chemical reaction occurring between an insoluble solid and a solution during which ions may be interchanged, used in the separation of radioactive isotopes. technology and products as well as membrane filtration and proprietary engineered systems. There he began as division President and was promoted to company President, spearheading cost control programs, while refocusing the business on international markets. Under his strategic leadership, Graver increased its backlog by 57% and profitability by 20%.
Dr. D'Agostino has also held senior management positions at several research, biotechnology, and environmentally driven organizations, including Millipore Corporation For other uses, see Millipore.
Millipore Corporation (NYSE: MIL) founded in 1954, listed among the S&P 500 since the early 1990s, is an international biosciences company, known widely for its micrometer pore-size filters and tests. , Amicon Corporation, and Gelman Sciences. He holds a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Notre Dame University.