JUPITER, FL / November 11, 2014 /GelTech Solutions, Inc. (GLTC), creators of FireIce, a revolutionary water enhancing fire suppressant that has the potential to change current firefighting techniques, announces the appointment of Michael L. Reger as president and Daniel P. Simon as chief operating officer.
Mr. Reger has been the chief operating officer since March 2013 and is the principal shareholder of GelTech. Since his appointment as COO, Mike's day to day involvement in the business has resulted in a Company that is more focused on marketing, research and development. As Mike fulfills the president's role, the company will focus more heavily on sales - related activities. Mr. Reger stated, "this executive realignment reaffirms our focus on marketing, sales and brand development. We will continue to emphasize revenue - related activity as we aggressively move to build market share."
Since Mr. Simon joined GelTech in September 2013 as Director of Utility Markets, he has used his 40 years of utility industry experience to make inroads with a number of large utilities serving major metropolitan markets. Dan brings a wealth of management experience to the position of chief operating officer. In previous roles, Mr. Simon directed over 200 employees as Emergency and Environmental Manager for Consolidated Edison in Manhattan.
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 (patent pending) is a fire suppressant compound used for direct attack of fires as well as a medium - term retardant for structure protection such as manholes and utility poles. 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 has recently 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.
GelTech's newest product solution is GT-W14, an advanced absorbency technology to control fluid spills of all sizes, turning liquids into solid waste for easier and safer disposal. GT-W14 is highly effective on both dense and porous surfaces, and its advanced absorbency technology absorbs liquids much faster than traditional spill absorbent products. In independent laboratory testing, GT-W14 also reduced the hazardous chemical rating of multiple industrial fluids, oils, and chemicals that it was applied to and neutralized the PH of several acids and bases with no adverse chemical reactions on any of the fluids tested.
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