FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp.

FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp.

October 05, 2011 10:00 ET

Lawrence Novachis Joins FilterBoxx Water & Environmental

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2011) - Mr. Kevin Slough, Chief Executive Officer of FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp. ("FilterBoxx" or "the Corporation") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lawrence ("Larry") Novachis as President of the Corporation. Mr. Novachis is a seasoned veteran of the water industry having gained valuable experience in senior roles at both ZENON Environmental Systems ("ZENON") and GE Water & Process Technologies ("GE Water").

"We look forward to having Larry achieve new heights of success for FilterBoxx," comments Mr. Slough "He is a dynamic leader with a proven track record. With his broad range of experience in the water and wastewater industry, Larry will be a high caliber addition to the team." Mr. Novachis' mandate is to drive new applications and increase market awareness through various initiatives all the while building a global sales organization and distribution network. He will systematically add high caliber sales people in key regions of North America and abroad to drive continued growth for the Corporation.

Mr. Novachis brings 30 plus years of water industry experience in a variety of roles. He started with ZENON in 1992 where he held several critical roles building up to VP Sales. In 2006, Mr. Novachis transitioned to GE Water with their acquisition of ZENON. In his most recent role as Vice President, Engineered System Sales for North America, he has led growth initiatives across the entire GE Water portfolio. Mr. Novachis integrated the commercial teams from all of the heritage businesses and was instrumental in GE Water's growth in both the municipal and industrial sectors. In addition to helping define a cohesive commercial approach to the North American market, he also helped to implement key procedures relative to operational rigor, which resulted in significant revenue and profit growth of GE Water overall.

"I'm extremely excited and honored to be joining the FilterBoxx team and doing my part to help map the path forward for this great Canadian company and success story. Filterboxx has systematically positioned and established itself as a premier water and wastewater solution provider for work camps in the oil & gas industry in western Canada. Now it is time to take it to the next level and expand the distribution globally and across adjacent markets. The best is yet to come!" comments Mr. Novachis.

About FilterBoxx Water & Environmental Corp.

FilterBoxx Water and Environmental Corp. is a private company and leading provider of packaged potable water and wastewater treatment systems to drilling, mining and pipeline camps, small municipalities, resorts and aboriginal communities. Through our rental fleet and capital sale program, FilterBoxx addresses some of the most mission critical processes and industrial water treatment requirements of major oil and gas producers such as SAGD water reuse, boiler feed water treatment, and metals removal. For more information, visit

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