Genoil Inc. Announces Alan Heller Joins it’s Board of Directors
TSX.V SYMBOL: GNO
OTCBB SYMBOL: GNOLF.OB
CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – 03/09/10) – Genoil Inc. (TSX-V:GNO – News) (OTC.BB:GNOLF – News) (the “Corporation”) wishes to announce recent changes to its Board of Directors. The Corporation has resolved to appoint Mr. Alan Heller as Director. To accommodate the appointment of Mr. Heller, Mr. John O Donnell has resigned as a Director of the Corporation. The appointment of Mr. Heller is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The directors of the Corporation wish to express their gratitude to Mr. O Donnell for his contributions to the Board during the periods that he served as director. The new Board of Directors of the Corporation consists of Mr. David Lifschultz (Chairman and CEO), Mr. Thomas Bugg (President), Mr. David Johnson and Mr. Alan Heller.
President of Heller Inc. since founding the company in 1971, Alan Heller’s housewares and furniture can be found in shops and museum collections throughout the world. The company’s philosophy is good design, industrial production, and reasonable prices. Alan’s business sense, design aesthetics and technological breakthroughs have won him numerous awards, honors, and recognition.
For nearly forty years, Mr. Heller has collaborated with some of the world’s leading designers and architects, including Massimo Vignelli, Philippe Starck, Vico Magistretti, Mario Bellini, and Frank Gehry. Heller products have received numerous prestigious design awards, including two Compasso d’Oro’s, Italy’s highest design award, and Germany’s Red Dot and IF Design awards for technology. Heller products have been exhibited and included in the permanent design collections of museums such as the Louvre, MoMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, the Victoria and Albert in London, and the Pinakothek in Munich, among many others. Alan Heller has lectured at institutions such as Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and Parsons, and at conferences such as SPARK in San Francisco.
Throughout his career, Alan has worked closely with manufacturers of innovative technologies both in Europe and the U.S. Alan Heller holds a number of patents, including one for his new invention ErgoErgo, a revolutionary chair based on plastics technology which won the Good Design award even before being launched in the market. He has consulted on technology for various companies.
Alan has also for many years been a successful real estate investor in properties throughout the New York area.
Mr. Heller graduated from The New School, N.Y., with a BA in economics. He lives in New York City with his wife, Barbara Bluestone.
Alan is extremely excited to join the Genoil team. Genoil is an international engineering technology development company based in Alberta, Canada, that develops innovative hydrocarbon, oil and water separation, and marine technologies for the oil and gas and commercial marine industries. Genoil s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol GNO, as well as on the OTC Bulletin Board under GNOLF.OB.