CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Swirltex Inc. (Swirltex) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dominik Elsaesser to the Board of Directors. Mr. Elsaesser will support the board with strategic guidance and technology counsel for the business.
“We are extremely excited to bring Dominik Elsaesser on to the Swirltex Board,“ said Rob Budianto, Chief Executive Officer of Swirltex. “Dominik’s deep technical expertise in membrane and filtration technology and strong commercial understanding of the wastewater treatment market will be invaluable to Swirltex as we grow our business and expand our capabilities. His appointment is further validation on value proposition and unique advancement in filtration that the Swirltex technology brings to market.”
“Swirltex’s unique technology expands the preservation and reuse of precious water resources thereby unlocking substantial value for customers,” said Elsaesser. “I am pleased to join the Board of Directors and support Swirltex in their goal to achieve sustained growth and deliver a real impact to the world.”
Dominik Elsaesser is the former Chief Technology Officer of Pentair (NYSE: PNR) Customer Solutions segment, responsible for leading global product innovation. Previously he managed Pentair’s Industrial Filtration business and held executive-level technology leadership positions for water, air, and other fluids applications. Prior to joining Pentair, Mr. Elsaesser had a 16-year career with Dow Chemical (NSYE: DOW), where he led global R&D for Dow Water Solutions. He also served as Global R&D Director for Invista Specialty Materials, and as a Vice President of Technology for Ashland Water (now Solenis).
He is currently founder and principal of Elsass Consulting, an independent management consulting practice. He brings 30 years of global industry experience to provide technology expertise, innovation management and strategic advisory services to the water industry and clean technology sector.
Mr. Elsaesser holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Düsseldorf. He gained international work experience in Germany, Switzerland and the USA.
Swirltex Inc., headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, is a clean technology company that specializes in water treatment. Swirltex’s technology is a buoyancy-enhanced membrane filtration process that treats challenging wastewater streams at higher throughput, lower energy consumption, and in a broader range of climates. This patented process can use membranes in applications where conventional membranes cannot be successfully applied. Swirltex’s process allows them to provide wastewater treatment solutions with smaller footprints and fewer annual maintenance requirements. Swirltex’s primary client base is heavy industrial applications, which include coal and mining markets, oil and gas processes, municipal lagoons, and unconventional lithium extraction.