Will leverage global business development and membrane industry experience to accelerate sales of
ceramic nanofiltration products
BANGOR, Maine, Nov. 9, 2020 – Cerahelix, Inc., a leader in the development and manufacture of disruptive ceramic nanofiltration membrane products, announces that Fred Wiesler has joined the company as Vice President of Sales.
Highly respected in the water and wastewater industry, Wiesler brings more than 30 years’ experience to Cerahelix. Prior to joining the company, he was Global Commercial Manager at DuPont Water Solutions, where he directed the global sales team for water treatment equipment. Earlier, he served as Global Director of Sales for Membrana, part of 3M and a manufacturer of microporous membranes, and Director of Sales for QUA, a developer and manufacturer of advanced membrane products.
Wiesler’s deep experience also includes consulting for membrane companies to help expand market opportunities for their products.
“I look forward to spearheading business development for Cerahelix’s disruptive products, which are already making a real difference in solving filtration and separation challenges across many industries. Our patented technology delivers an array of benefits that is not only setting new standards in efficacy and cost-efficiency, but also has the potential to spark the adoption of ceramic nanofiltration for a new, wide array of applications,” said Wiesler.
“We are delighted to welcome Fred to the Cerahelix team. He brings together a deep understanding of the membrane industry, rooted in a solid engineering perspective, with extensive experience leading business development for top companies around the world. I know from first-hand experience that he possesses the skills and insights needed to help accelerate commercialization of our products,” commented Bill Paulus, Cerahelix’s Chief Executive Officer.
Wiesler, who holds a patent related to membrane design, served on the Board of the American Membrane Technology Association (AMTA), and his papers have been published in numerous water industry trade and technical journals. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering (BSME) from State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Founded in 2011, Cerahelix is a leader ceramic nanofiltration technology. The company has combined its patented thin-film and DNA templating technology to create a new class of membranes that takes nanofiltration to another level by opening the door for new applications of ceramic technology. Advantages of Cerahelix ceramic nanofiltration membranes over existing competing technologies include lower operational costs, longer life, higher efficiency, minimal fouling and no need for pre-treatment. This results in lower CapEx, OpEx and sustaining capital costs compared to other technologies available in the market. Cerahelix ceramic nanofiltration products are now being used by companies in a wide array of applications and industries. To learn more, visit www.cerahelix.com.