Remediation Technology Innovator Stephen Koenigsberg Joins Adventus Americas as V.P.
29 March 2010, News release from Adventus Europe
Adventus Americas Inc., a leader in soil, sediment, and groundwater remediation technology, announces that Stephen S. Koenigsberg, Ph.D., has joined the company as Vice President, based in its Corona del Mar, California office.
Well-known for his contributions to in situ remediation and site diagnostics, Dr. Koenigsberg will bring Adventus technical advancements in various areas of the environmental sciences. He will also continue his work in evolving integrative programs that support rapid site remediation and closure for what is still a substantial world-wide inventory of environmentally impacted sites.
"Steve's contributions to the development of in situ and on-site remediation products, strategies, and services are recognized internationally" said Dr. Alan Seech, CEO of Adventus Americas Inc., "and his more recent work in advancing protocols to expedite site closure represents an important part of the future of our industry."
"I have always been impressed with Adventus' leadership in the area of applied environmental remediation technologies," Dr. Koenigsberg said. "The quality of the company's people and their proven technologies, as well as their consistent focus on good science and the best business practices, attracted me. I am delighted to be part of the Adventus team as we move forward with novel approaches to some of the most challenging environmental problems."
"We are honored to have Dr. Koenigsberg join Adventus, and believe that we offer an excellent business platform from which Steve can contribute his leadership to our team in service to the remediation industry," said Dr. Jim Mueller, President of Adventus Americas Inc. "All of our staff, partners, and affiliates around the world look forward to working with Steve as we continue to implement an expanding array of uniquely effective remediation strategies."
Dr. Koenigsberg joins Adventus from his recent position as a Principal at ENVIRON, an international environmental consultancy practice. He began his career in environmental remediation as a co-founder and VP for R&D with Regenesis where he co-invented and developed the company's remediation products.
He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Cornell University and is an Adjunct Professor at the California State University at Fullerton, where he also serves as Chairman of the Dean's Advisory Council. He has published more than 150 technical articles, books and patents on remediation science and advanced site diagnostics with an emphasis on environmental biotechnology. His industry service includes being a Board member of the AEHS Foundation and an Editor of Remediation.
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