JUPITER, Fla., January 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GelTech Solutions Inc. (OTCBB:GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques globally, has appointed Michael C. Becker to its board of directors and audit committee.
Mr. Becker is a certified public accountant in Florida and has been president of the accounting firm Michael C. Becker & Co., CPAs since 1979. From 1976 until August 2007, Mr. Becker served on the Miami-Dade Fire Department and retired as a chief fire officer.
"We are pleased to have added Michael Becker to our board" said Michael Cordani, CEO of GelTech. "Michael's rare combination of public accounting and firefighting experience are a welcome addition to our board and make him uniquely qualified to have a positive impact on the direction of our company."
"I am honored to be selected by GelTech to be part of its board and am proud to be associated with such a quality team." stated Mr. Becker. "I look forward to bringing my knowledge and experience to help GelTech capitalize on their game changing FireIce and Soil2O products."
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, Earth-friendly, cost-effective products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public accomplish environmental and safety goals, such as water conservation and the protection of lives, homes, and property from fires.
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 home defense units for personal home protection.
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 don’t just reduce water consumption, they promote healthy root development in plants and lawns and generate faster seed germination by keeping nutrients at the root level longer.
For more information on GelTech Solutions, Inc., please visit: http://www.GelTechSolutions.com
To learn more about FireIce, please visit: http://www.fireice.com
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