People: Consolidated Water Co Ltd (CWCO.OQ)
Mr. Wilmer F. Pergande is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. He has been a director of our Company since 1978 and Chairman since 2009. He has 50 years of management, sales and engineering experience in the desalination industry. Mr. Pergande is the principal of WF Pergande Consulting LLC and currently provides consulting engineering services in metallurgy, fluid dynamics and chemical separation technologies. He retired in 2006 as the Global Leader for Desalination and Process Equipment for GE Infrastructure, Water and Process Technologies, which position he held since 2002. Mr. Pergande previously held the position of Vice President of Special Projects of Osmonics Inc. and Chief Executive Officer of a desalination subsidiary of Osmonics Inc., a publicly traded water treatment and purification company, until its acquisition by General Electric Co. Before joining Osmonics, Mr. Pergande was the Chief Executive Officer of Licon International Inc., a publicly traded manufacturer of liquid chemical separation, purification and processing equipment. Previously, Mr. Pergande was the President of Mechanical Equipment Company Inc. (MECO) for 14 years and held engineering, sales and executive managerial positions with AquaChem Inc., both companies being manufacturers of seawater desalination equipment. He has a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University and Post Graduate Studies in Metallurgy from the University of Wisconsin. Mr. Pergande served three terms as a Director of the International Desalination Association, in which he held the positions of Treasurer and Secretary. Mr. Pergande was selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors because of his management and engineering experience in the desalinization industry, and for his organizational, sales and marketing skills.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||130,100|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||28,900|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||159,000|