MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Green Earth Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:GETG - News), a manufacturer and marketer of environmentally friendly consumer products, today announced Gordon S. Donovan has been appointed Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary and will oversee the Company's finance, accounting and internal controls, human resource, information technology and administrative functions.
Prior to joining Green Earth Technologies, Mr. Donovan served for more than 10 years as CFO of publicly traded Viskase Companies, Inc. and held various senior level treasury and financial roles during his 19 year career there. Mr. Donovan began his career in audit assurance at Ernst & Young and has held senior level financial positions with retailers Sears and Household Merchandising and with McGraw-Edison, a publicly traded diversified manufacturer that was acquired by Cooper Industries.
"Gordon's breadth of financial, treasury and administrative experience with public and private companies makes him the ideal individual to join Green Earth Technologies as Chief Financial Officer. We are pleased to have someone of his caliber join the company prior to the launch of our first products into the marketplace, a critically important and exciting time for the company," said Mathew Zuckerman, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Green Earth Technologies.
Mr. Donovan holds a bachelor's of science degree in accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana and is a Certified Public Accountant. He obtained his master's in finance from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.
Green Earth Technologies produces "G"-Branded superior performing, totally green products made entirely from America-grown base oils and utilizes the power of nanotechnology to deliver environmentally friendly products with no compromise. The G-Brand family of products, which include G-OIL(TM), G-DISPOSOIL(TM), G-WASH(TM), G-GLASS(TM), G-SCENT(TM), G-CLEAN(TM), G-WHEEL(TM), G-TIRE(TM) and G-TILE(TM), are offered in a range of categories including, automotive performance & appearance chemicals, marine performance & appearance chemicals, household cleaning solutions and lawn & garden chemicals. Please visit www.GETgreenearth.com and www.getg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about G.E.T. and its brands.
Certain statements in this release regarding future events and developments, future performance, management's expectations, beliefs, plans or projections are "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Such statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and are based on the Company's current expectations and speak only as of the date of such statements. Actual Company results may differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties.
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Source: Green Earth Technologies, Inc.