BioLargo has appointed water expert and former Pepsi-Cola International VP of Technical Services, Harry DeLonge the management team as a senior advisor. Mr. DeLonge will work closely with the company to help it capitalise on opportunities to commercialise its water treatment technology in the food and beverage industry.
Harry DeLonge is the president of Tri-Lake Group, a division of DeLonge Technologies. He is a recognised expert in the food and beverage industry and frequent consultant and advisor to leading food and beverage companies throughout the world. His invention, 'HOT' (Heat Optimized Technology) for carbon towers has been successfully deployed in a number of plants with leading companies. Mr. DeLonge had a career of more than forty years with Pepsi-Cola International, serving as VP of Technical Services and VP of Manufacturing Technology with responsibilities encompassing over 300 beverage plants.
He played a key role in assisting Pepsi's expansion into China. He has been awarded a number of patents in the area and is well published. He is the past President and multiple award recipient of the International Society of Beverage Technologists (ISBT). He is a 'Life' member of the AWWA (Gold Water Drop Award) and a member of a number of professional societies.
'With more than forty years experience that literally spans the globe, we consider ourselves fortunate to have such a knowledgeable technical expert and supportive mentor to guide us in preparing to serve this important industry,' stated Dennis P. Calvert, president & CEO. 'Our recent technical advancements are opening up commercial opportunities within any industry that must contend with contaminated water solutions.'