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GelTech Announces Appointment of Mr. Neil Reger to Its Board of Directors
JUPITER, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 3, 2013)
GelTech Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GLTC) (OTCQB: GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces the Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Neil Reger as GelTech's newest board member. The Board selected Mr. Reger due to his proven track record, spanning over 45 years. His career began at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He then became Tax Director for a major US Fortune 500 multinational manufacturing company.
Over the course of his career, he has developed and demonstrated strong consultative and executive decision making skills. Mr. Reger is also a successful entrepreneur and highly skilled investor. Mr. Reger stated, "I am excited to join GelTech along with its management team that I've known for a number of years. I look forward to assisting management as we work toward building GelTech into a profitable and successful organization
Our first priorities are to increase shareholder value and to increase the various customer bases for our
products that will result in revenue growth and eventual profitability." "We welcome Neil to our Board and are confident that his vast experience and skills will enhance our Board and strengthen their ability to support management as we strive to increase shareholder value," said Michael Cordani, Chairman and CEO of GelTech Solutions, Inc.
Dan has worked extensively with unions and government agencies including the FBI, NYPD, NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and FDNY. Michael Cordani, CEO of GelTech, stated, "We are extremely pleased to have Dan join our team bringing his vast knowledge and expertise with regard to public and worker safety to the utilities industry. Dan's highly respected reputation and the relationships he has forged with utility companies worldwide will be invaluable as GelTech continues to market FireIce and provide innovative and effective solutions."
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the Company by inventor and chief technology officer, Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection. FireIce can be used in all types of apparatus: fire extinguishers, pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and all equipment used in municipal applications. FireIce is a water enhancing powder that can be utilized both as a fire suppressant in urban firefighting, including underground utility fires, and in wildland firefighting and as a medium-term fire retardant to protect wildlands, structures and firefighters.
GelTech developed the patent pending Emergency Manhole FireIce Delivery System (EMFIDS) which is an innovative system designed to deliver a mixture of FireIce and water into a manhole in order to coat the ladder and the utility worker in the event of an incident involving an explosion or fire in the manhole while utility workers are performing routine repairs or maintenance.
GelTech also markets Soil2O which is both a non-toxic soil conditioner and a dust abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control" products and solutions stop all types of particulate matter from entering the air and water, solving even the most stubborn dust control problems. Soil2O Granular and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and promote healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster seed germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level longer.
For more information on GelTech, please visit:www.geltechsolutions.com
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