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Walt Howard joins ze-gen as chief executive officer

Ze-gen has welcomed Walter Howard as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Bill Davis who founded Ze-gen in 2004.

An industry veteran, with more than 30 years of global power project development experience, Mr. Howard has held CEO, COO, CFO, and SVP executive positions with utility leaders including General Electric, American Water, US Generating (an affiliate of PG&E and Bechtel), Noble Power Assets, J.Makowski Co. Inc (partly owned by Duke Power), and Poseidon resources.

Bill Davis, who will remain on Ze-gen’s Board of Directors and stay actively involved as an advisor to Ze-gen focused on special projects, stated, “I am pleased to welcome Walt to Ze-gen. He brings extensive experience in business development, project finance, and operations within the electrical and water utility industries, and he will be instrumental to Ze-gen’s ability to change the way the world views waste and its role in our energy future.”

“I am excited to join the Ze-gen team,” said Walt Howard. “Ze-gen’s advanced gasification technology offers an environmentally sustainable solution to both solid waste management and renewable energy generation. I look forward to leading Ze-gen as we enter the next round of growth with the commercialization of our technology in the coming year.”

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