TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Green, Inc. (OTCBB: GOGC) today announced that Konky Sotomayor, DVM, the developer of Salmogenics, has been appointed to the Board of Directors and to the position within the Company of Chief Scientist and Vice President – R&D.
Global Green also announced that Dr. Mehran Ghazvini, Chairman and CEO, has advanced the Company $300,000 to support the Company's growth. This amount will be paid back to Dr. Ghazvini at a future date in preferred shares, cash or a combination of both.
Dr. Sotomayor graduated with honors as a Doctor in Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny in the Veterinary Medicine Faculty from the State University of Guayaquil in Ecuador. He attended the prestigious Lantanisbruk Universitet in Uppsala, Sweden, renowned for their International Science Program. The program assists countries in strengthening their domestic research capacity within the chemical, physical and the mathematical sciences.
Dr. Sotomayor has worked in private laboratory-managing research and development positions since 1979 including being a principal of Nutritional Health Institute Laboratories, LLC ("NHIL"). NHIL is Global Green's research affiliate and majority shareholder. He has extensive experience in isolation of infectious disease agents and manufacturing of the corresponding vaccines.Dr. Ghazvini stated, "Dr. Sotomayor, the developer of the Salmogenics, the Company's patented Salmonella vaccine, is a perfect addition to our Board of Directors. His character, strong background and an extensive track record in animal infectious disease research and laboratory diagnostics makes him an important asset. As we execute our core strategy and work to build a pipeline of high value drug discovery and development programs to deliver tangible results, Dr. Sotomayor's leadership as Chief Scientist and VP – R&D will be critical." The Salmogenics vaccine is in its last stages of testing and trials before the final United States Department of Agriculture/Food Safety and Inspection Service ("USDA") approval for its commercial application.
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