Date: April 13, 2016
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GARY AGUINAGA TO JOIN HARVEST POWER AS COO OF ENERGY BUSINESS
Former Wheelabrator Executive to Oversee Further Investment in Organics to Energy Business
WALTHAM, MASS. (April 13, 2016) – Harvest Power, Inc., a leader in organics sustainability solutions, today announced that Gary S. Aguinaga is joining its senior leadership team as the Chief Operating Officer of its Energy Business, furthering the company’s momentum on the food waste to renewable energy frontier.
“Gary has a tremendous background and the right experience to accelerate the growth in our energy business,” said Chris Kasper, CEO of Harvest. He continued, “With the successful completion of our recent equity raise, Harvest is investing further to help communities better manage their organics, and Gary’s expertise greatly enhances our capabilities in delivering these solutions.”
Gary brings 25 years of experience in the waste-to-energy world, having most recently served as Vice President of International Operations and Business Development at Wheelabrator Technologies. Gary’s experience includes the development, construction, and operation of multiple large-scale waste-to-energy facilities throughout North America and Europe. “I’m excited to join Harvest. It is recognized as an industry leader in the organics-to-energy space,” remarked Gary Aguinaga. “I look forward to the opportunity to join the team and help lead further investment and growth in the business.”
Harvest Power is creating a more sustainable future by turning organic materials into locally consumed products that are good for the environment. Harvest has grown rapidly since its founding in 2008, garnering awards for its business of organic recycling, energy generation and soil revitalization. The company has been named to the Global Cleantech 100 six years running, received Bloomberg’s 2013 New Energy Pioneer Award and was named one of Fast Company’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World for 2014.