NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNeutral Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BONU), a specialty life science technology-based company, today announced the formation of BioNeutral Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BioNeutral Group, Inc., and the appointment of Frank Battafarano as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the new division.
BioNeutral Services will market and distribute a family of BioNeutral products that represent a new generation of specialty anti-microbial disinfectants, cleaning agents and neutralizers of odors and harmful gases. The company, based in Kentucky, is a specialty cleaning solutions company servicing the healthcare industry and providing environmentally friendly solutions to everyday care. Fatal hospital acquired infections and harmful bacteria are a serious problem in the healthcare industry today. BioNeutral has identified a solution which eliminates the main causes of these life threatening issues by treating the environment around the patient. In addition to reducing fatalities, the use of the products is expected to reduce healthcare cost.
Prior to joining BioNeutral Services, Mr. Battafarano was Chief Operating Officer of Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a healthcare services company with annual revenues of over $4.2 billion. Mr. Battafarano has held several senior management positions during his 30 years in the healthcare industry and has a thorough understanding of this market.
"I am pleased to join BioNeutral Services, and I am excited about providing 'game changing' products that will help in the elimination of serious bacterial infections in the healthcare industry," said Frank Battafarano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BioNeutral Services.
"The BioNeutral board and I are extremely pleased with the inauguration of BioNeutral Services under the direction of its new CEO, Fran