MARK WEIDMAN JOINS HARVEST’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Harvest Benefits from Unique Blend of Energy and Organics Processing Expertise
WALTHAM, MASS. (July 7, 2016) – Harvest Power, Inc., a leader in organics sustainability solutions, today announced that Mark Weidman has joined its board of directors, providing guidance at the intersection of organic waste and renewable energy production.
“Mark brings a unique breadth and depth of experience to our board,” said Mike Ahearn, Chairman of Harvest’s board of directors. He continued, “His deep background in the organic waste business and his experience scaling and leading a global waste to energy company provides valuable perspective as we shape Harvest’s next growth phase.”
Mark Weidman previously served as CEO and President of Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a waste-to-energy company and former subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. Prior to that he served as COO of the processing division at Synagro Technologies, Inc., a leading wastewater recycling company. Mr. Weidman holds a B.S. in Water Resources Engineering Technology from Pennsylvania State University and is a registered professional engineer.
“The crescendo of interest around innovative organics management is staggering,” remarked Mark Weidman. “Harvest has already established itself as a leader, and I’m excited to assist the company and industry reach higher levels.”
Separately, Harvest’s board of directors promoted Todd Hauser to Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Todd joined Harvest earlier this year and served as the company’s Vice President of Corporate Finance and Development.
“A solid team provides the heartbeat of any successful organization,” commented Chris Kasper, Harvest’s CEO. He continued, “I am grateful for Todd’s leadership and appreciate the hard work being done throughout the Harvest community to support our growth at the intersection of organics management, clean energy, and soil revitalization.”
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.