SOURCE: Natural Systems Utilities

Natural Systems Utilities, LLC

January 28, 2016 00:00 ET

Rod Brenneman and Dan McCarthy Join NSU Board of Directors

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ--(Marketwired - January 28, 2016) -  Natural Systems Utilities, LLC (NSU) has announced that Rod K. Brenneman and Dan McCarthy will join the NSU Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Rod Brenneman is the former President & CEO of Butterball, LLC, and also serves on the company's Board of Directors. Upon joining Butterball, he was tasked with revitalizing and leading the world's largest turkey producer and processor. In just three years, he grew the company from $1.2 billion to $1.7 billion. Prior to his tenure at Butterball, Mr. Brenneman spent more than 22 years with Seaboard Corporation, where he served the company in various leadership capacities. Through his senior leadership positions at Seaboard, including serving as President & CEO of Seaboard Foods for over 11 years, Mr. Brenneman helped build Seaboard Foods from its infancy to a $1.7 billion dollar pork processing company. 

"I am honored and excited to join NSU's Board of Directors. I look forward to working closely with this organization to help refine and grow their organic waste reclamation strategy," said Mr. Brenneman.

Dan McCarthy is the former President & CEO of Black & Veatch's Global Water Business. He has more than 20 years of leadership in the engineering and construction industry on a global scale. During his tenure at Black & Veatch, he led the company to generate $800 Million in revenue, with more than 3,000 professionals, serving the water, wastewater, hydropower, mining and storm water markets. Mr. McCarthy brings to the NSU Board his experience helping clients around the world address pressing issues of water supply, water reuse, desalination, energy production and resource recovery.

"I am delighted to join an organization with such longevity and innovation in the water reuse and wastewater industries. NSU has considerable potential to grow in this space even further and I look forward to building on the organization's renowned work," said Mr. McCarthy.

"We are excited to welcome Rod and Dan to the NSU Board," said CEO, Bob Dixon. "They each bring an outstanding set of abilities to NSU's core strategic areas of organics and water reclamation, respectively. Rod has a successful track record as CEO of several protein based food companies and an extensive network among food producers and processors. One of our key organics reclamation markets involves the beneficial processing of poultry litter. His insights into this market will be invaluable. Likewise, Dan's experience in engineering and constructing large scale process facilities and his in-depth knowledge of the water industry are ideal complements to further our water re-use opportunities."

We welcome Mr. Brenneman and Mr. McCarthy to the NSU Board of Directors.

NSU consistently develops a better way to create value where others see waste. NSU is an emerging national leader in organic waste repurposing and water reclamation innovation. We operate 185 systems across 10 states, including the largest base of reuse and natural treatment systems in the United States. Our reputation has been built on best in class execution capability, and on long term, shared-value partnerships with the people and communities we serve.

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