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Wastewater Industry Veteran Joins Expanding Executive Team
Diane Creel, chairman and CEO of New York-based AnAerobics, Inc., has named 29 year industry veteran Robert F. Hickey, Ph.D., as senior vice president of technology and development.
"Dr. Hickey brings a vast amount of experience in the research, development and commercialization of innovative waste stream and remediation technologies," said Creel. "Our customers will benefit from his knowledge of full-scale system design, start-up, operations and troubleshooting of biological treatment systems."
As senior vice president of technology and development, Hickey will lead in the application of waste stream treatment technologies for new and existing clients. Hickey has a strong background in the biological treatment of industrial, municipal, groundwater and solid waste streams. His expertise lies in applied research and development and commercial application of biological and physical-chemical treatment systems.
Over his 29 year career, Hickey has designed, implemented and managed a wide range of treatment projects both in the US and internationally. Prior to AnAerobics, Hickey was a consultant to chemical, oil and gas companies and nationwide municipalities where he advised on appropriate strategies and technologies to meet various waste stream treatment needs.
Hickey is the author of more than 50 publications and six US patents related to biological waste treatment systems, and is active in a number of professional environmental organizations.