WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BeesFree, Inc. (BEES), a company that has developed and is currently marketing BeesVita Plus™, an innovative composite food supplement for honeybees that works to prevent the effects of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), today announce the appointment of Dr. Andrea Festuccia, former external expert to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy, as non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors.
"Dr. Festuccia's international business experience will be of great benefit to BeesFree," stated Mr. David Todhunter, CEO and President of BeesFree, Inc. "We are already seeing considerable opportunities in this region of the world. Recently we announced initial orders in the European Union countries had exceeded $1 million. I look forward to working with him as we continue building our Company and executing on our global roll out of our products."
Dr. Festuccia has over 15 years of international engineering experience, including in renewable energies and environmental management. In addition to his role as non-executive Chairman of the Board at BeesFree, Dr. Festuccia currently serves as Senior Manager of Altran Italia SpA, External Expert for the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Opt Sensor srl. Dr. Festuccia has previously served as Chief Technology Officer of Mycologix, Ltd, New Generation Biofuels Holdings, and IGEAM srl. Dr. Festuccia also has served as an external expert to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy. Dr. Festuccia earned his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from the University "La Sapienza" of Rome.
About BeesFree, Inc.
BeesFree, Inc. (BEES), a company focused on developing innovative solutions for the global beekeeping community, owns a patent pending composite food solution that helps honeybees avoid the effects of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD). For more information please visit www.beesfree.biz.
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