SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — March 19, 2020 — Energy Recovery, Inc. (NASDAQ:ERII) today announced the departure of the company’s Vice President of Oil & Gas, Eric Siebert.
“Eric’s leadership has been integral to the development of VorTeq™ from its early stages to the advanced position we are in today. On behalf of the Board, I thank him for his contributions to Energy Recovery and wish him every success in the future,” said Robert Mao, Chairman and Interim President and Chief Executive Officer.
Ahmed Ghoneim, a seasoned oilfield services leader, will manage the VorTeq development team moving forward. Mr. Ghoneim has over 24 years of global upstream oil and gas experience with a focus on hydraulic fracturing and related well services, technology and operations. He has previously worked as Global Production Enhancement Director with Baker Hughes North America, Regional Director for Pressure Control with GE Oil & Gas in multiple markets, in addition to several leadership roles over 15 years with Schlumberger.
“As we continue our drive toward commercialization of VorTeq, I have great confidence in our team to continue the progress we’ve made to date. We are working diligently to realize a return on the company’s investment as soon as possible,” Mao added.