Marine Environmental Partners, Inc. (MEP), a developer of innovative technology for ballast water and wastewater treatment, announced the election of Ann Beal Salamone
to the company’s Board of Directors and the addition of Jorge Pérez to the sales staff.
A nationally known chemist, Ms. Salamone is president and co-founder of Rochal Industries, Inc., a Boca Raton-based research firm. During her professional career, Salamone has worked as a chemist for NL Industries (NL)
, Colgate Palmolive and Morton Thiokol, and holds nine patents in chemical and medical technologies. Active in industry and community associations, she is the recent recipient of the American Chemical Societies’ Polymer Division Science Education Award. As co-founder and former Chair of the Intersociety Polymer Education Council (IPEC), a consortium of scientific professionals in the U.S., she played a key role in the development and implementation of K-12 science education training programs for more than 40,000 teachers nationwide.
Pérez has achieved notable success in the field of international marketing and sales. He began his career with McDonnell Douglas Corporation, initially as an engineer then later as an international business representative in the marketing department. He continued his professional path in marketing/sales for Purina Mills, Inc. then VisionAire Corporation, an international aircraft manufacturing company, where he served as Vice President Strategic Planning, Marketing and Sales.