BlueInGreen Names John M. Kucharik President

Water quality company announces appointment of new president to lead continued expansion of innovative product lines into municipal, industrial and ecological water treatment markets

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (February 17, 2015) - Clete Brewer, CEO of BlueInGreen, LLC announced today that John M. Kucharik has joined the firm as President. Mr. Kucharik joins the company on the heels of an excellent year, with 2014 revenues having tripled over 2013.

With over 25 years as a senior executive, Mr. Kucharik has extensive domestic and international business experience in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. He brings a wealth of experience within the water industry, having worked previously with Lightin’ Mixers, General Signal Pump Group (now Pentair), Dover Corp. Ronningen Petter Austin (now Eaton), and Oasis International. Mr. Kucharik brings a diverse background as President/CEO of both publicly and privately held companies. He is driven by the challenge of building high performance organizations, and is joining BlueInGreen as President to implement growth strategies and build on the recent success of providing water solutions to municipalities and industrial processes.

"John’s experience in the water and water equipment industry is exceptional and the timing of his arrival is perfect as we leap into growth mode. With our backlog of purchase orders, and four proven products market-ready, John couldn’t have come at a better time for our organization,” said Clete Brewer, CEO of BlueInGreen. “His leadership skills were very attractive to me as an ideal complement to our gifted team of young engineers and salespeople ready to take BlueInGreen to the next phase of growth, success, and value creation in the marketplace.”

Mr. Kucharik responded, “BlueInGreen is a talented company with exceptional products and extremely dedicated employees. Its value proposition is outstanding and offers short and long term financial opportunities to all its customers. It is poised to make a positive impact on water quality solutions both nationally and on an international basis. I’m privileged to have been asked to help in the growth and development of BlueInGreen’s future. Northwest Arkansas offers an exceptional pool of talented people and a business friendly environment. I look forward to establishing roots here as we build the future of BlueInGreen together.”

BlueInGreen, LLC is a water treatment technology company established to develop and sell solutions for improving water quality. The Company’s four main product lines leverage the same core gas dissolution technology to provide highly efficient solutions for delivering dissolved gases (oxygen, carbon dioxide, and ozone) into water. The products are utilized in a host of municipal, industrial, and ecological water treatment processes. Product applications range from biological oxygenation and reaeration (SDOX®), odor and corrosion control with oxygen (SDOX CS®), recarbonation (CDOX®) to disinfection (HyDOZ®). BlueInGreen is actively addressing the global clean water supply and quality crisis by providing disruptive and innovative products for improving water quality at lower cost and higher efficiency. BlueInGreen® is a VIC Technology Venture Development™ portfolio company.