Environmental Clean Technologies Limited (ASX: ESI) (ECT or Company) is pleased to announce Mr David Smith has accepted an offer to join the Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 1 February 2015.
Mr Smith brings to ECT a strong legal and commercial background over 24 years including the following roles and experience:
- Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth for the last 16 years
- Board Member and current Vice President, Bicycle Network – nearly 50,000 members Australia wide
- Extensive Intellectual Property (IP) experience
- Director, Bone Marrow Donor Institute
Mr. Smith is a member of both the Intellectual Property Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Licensing Executives Society, and has assisted many companies with the development of IP agreements, licensing, new technology development, collaborative research agreements, joint ventures and international negotiations.
Chairman Glenn Fozard stated, “Mr Smith brings extensive IP experience, a broad understanding of international IP related transactions and structuring as well as audit and risk management skills to the Board. We’re very pleased to add his valuable skill-set to the Board as we advance our commercialisation strategy into India and other countries.”
With Mr Smith’s acceptance, current Non-executive Director Mr Carter has formally resigned from the Board effective today.
Mr Carter’s retirement was announced via the ASX on 1 December 2014, with his departure conditional on finding an appropriate replacement.
For further information contact:
Glenn Fozard – Chairman [email protected]