Green Earth Technologies Announces Key Independent Director
John Thomas, Former BP Executive, Joins Board
CELEBRATION, Fla., Feb. 7, 2013
CELEBRATION, Fla., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Earth Technologies, Inc.
(GET) (OTC Bulletin Board: GETG), today announced the addition of John Thomas,
a seasoned executive with more than 30 years' experience and former President
of the Mid-West Fuels Value Chain to the GET Board of Directors. Mr. Thomas
will serve as an independent director. GET is the maker of G-OIL®, the world's
first and only bio-based fully synthetic motor oil to receive American
Petroleum Institute (API) certification, and G-CLEAN®, US Environmental
Protection Agency's (EPA) Design for the Environment (DfE) program certified
products recognized for safer chemistry.
Mr. Thomas is a former President of BP Mid-West Fuels Value Chain, an
integrated marketing and refining business that comprised two refineries, a
set of integrated crude and product pipelines, terminals and a retail and
wholesale marketing network. Thomas has previously held senior management
positions with affiliates and subsidiaries of BP plc including Senior Vice
President, Global Marketing for Castrol; President, US Convenience Retail;
President, West Coast Retail (Arco); Head of Retail Marketing in the United
Kingdom, and European Marketing Manager in Brussels. Thomas previously served
as Chairman of the API Marketing Committee and was a Board member of the Joint
Coalition, an industry wide "think tank." Mr. Thomas received his Bachelor of
Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from Syracuse
"Mr. Thomas has tremendous experience in brand building and the launch of new
lubricant products and his expertise will be of great benefit to the company,"
said David Buicko, Chairman of Green Earth Technologies.
"GET is still a relatively young company; however it has already developed an
exciting line of market leading products. The company has created a culture of
innovation and has a pipeline of new opportunities going forward," said
Thomas. "I am pleased to join the GET Board of Directors and hope that my
business, marketing and brand experience will contribute to the successful
launch and marketing of many new innovative products in the future."
GET is a "totally green" clean tech company that combines domestically sourced
renewable and reusable feed stocks with proprietary technologies molded around
the four ideologies of being GREEN: biodegradable, recyclable, renewable and
environment safe. Branded as G-OIL®, G-CLEAN® and G-MARINE®, GET produces a
full line of "clean & green" American made environmentally preferred
lubricants and cleaning products that allows concerned consumers who care
about the environment and American energy independence to do their part
without sacrificing value or performance. Save the Earth - Sacrifice Nothing®
ABOUT GREEN EARTH TECHNOLOGIES
Green Earth Technologies, Inc. (GET) (OTC Bulletin Board: GETG) products are
available online at Amazon.com and at a variety of retailers and lube centers,
including: The Home Depot, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., Menards, Sherwin Williams
Auto Refinishing Stores, Strauss Auto Stores, Canadian Tire Corporation, Fred
Meyer, VIP, National Auto Stores, Lex Brodie's Tire Company, Honest One, Do It
Best and participating ACE & True Value dealers. Please visit www.getG.com for
the latest news and in depth information about G.E.T and their brands.
Statements made in this release that relate to future plans, events, financial
results or performance are forward-looking statements as defined under the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based
upon current information and expectations. Actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated as a result of certain risks and
uncertainties. Investors should also be aware that while the Company from time
to time does communicate with securities analysts, it is against the Company's
policy to disclose to them any material non-public information or other
confidential commercial information. Investors should not assume that the
Company agrees with any report issued by any analyst or with any statements,
projections, forecasts or opinions contained in any such report.
SOURCE Green Earth Technologies, Inc.
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