Next Alternative, Inc.
FRANKFURT : N4H

Next Alternative, Inc.

February 11, 2011 03:00 ET

Next Alternative Appoints New SVP of Business Development to Identify, Oversee and Promote Opportunities Throughout U.S.

PHOENIX, ARIZONA--(Marketwire - Feb. 11, 2011) - Peter law, President of Next Alternative, Inc. USA (XETRA:N4H), is pleased to announce that the firm has hired the highly accomplished Kendall Scheer to serve as Senior Vice President of U.S. Business Development.

Mr. Scheer will be based at Next Alternative's Battle Creek, Michigan plant. He will be responsible for supporting the company's revenue, profit and growth objectives, as well as bringing the US-based manufacturing operations to full production. He will assure Quality and Regulatory Compliance of products and he will be charged with identifying and developing new markets and customers.

Mr. Scheer's previous positions, vast experience, credentials and accomplishments are most impressive. He has been VP and CIO for a $2.5B division of a global conglomerate, a Supply Chain Information Officer for a $28B multi-national and an eCommerce subcommittee chairman for a standards organization. He was the 2004-2006 President of the Greater Detroit Chapter of APICS – The Educational Society for Resource Management and Assistant Regional VP for the Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana Region.

Mr. Scheer's formal education and training is in the field of Engineering, having received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering from Kansas State University. He holds an MBA Certificate - emphasis in Marketing from Freeman Business School at Tulane University. Mr. Scheer began his career in 1975 with Caterpillar, Inc. where he served as Research Engineer, ultimately rising to Senior Software Engineer over the course of ten years with the popular company. Mr. Scheer then spent the next ten years with EDS, Inc. in Detroit, Michigan. There, his assignments ranged from software development, supervision, management, program definition and contract management to business development within GM facilities.

Mr. Scheer remained connected to the Automotive and Heavy Industrial industries – working for Oracle, Inc., i2 Technologies, Delphi Automotive Systems, Smartops, Inc. and General Motors as Director of Supply Chain and IT Strategy in Detroit, Michigan. Over the years he expanded, honed and applied his skills in other industries. While working with i2 Technologies, MetaOps and most recently as Manufacturing Transformation and Integration Leader for Satyam Computer Services, Mr. Scheer facilitated lean methods, operations analysis, revenue growth and other integration strategies and solutions for clients such as Radio Shack, General Motors, Federal Mogul, Cooper Tires, Caterpillar, Hunter Fans, Korean Airlines, Tyco Thermal Controls, etc.

According to Law, "Kendall's expertise in improving business performance by aligning a host of operations processes and systems will create a more unified, fluid and focused core at Next Alternative USA." He continued, "His agility within a wide range of business development aspects will help us smoothly navigate our intended course while identifying and capitalizing on new opportunities."

Next Alternative Inc. is a break-through company paving the way in the global effort to discover alternative means of energy. Understanding the need to reduce the demand for fossil fuels, Next Alternative is pioneering new methods that provide eco-friendly solutions. Poised on the cutting-edge of new green technologies, Next Alternative strives to develop and offer products that meet the challenges of our new economy. Next Alternative stands as an innovator - bringing existing technologies together and melding them to meet future demand.

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