- New Director Brings Extensive Experience in Private and Public Capital Markets -
Los Angeles, CA - March 25, 2009 - OriginOil, Inc. (OOIL), the developer of a breakthrough technology to transform algae, the most promising source of renewable oil, into a true competitor to petroleum, announced the appointment of Adam Meislik to the company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.
With a long history of advisory and private and public capital markets transactions, Meislik has successfully structured and closed over 100 equity and debt transactions, mergers, acquisitions and restructurings with an aggregate value of over $10 billion. In his ten-year history with CIBC World Markets, a full-service investment bank, Meislik developed and managed hundreds of relationships with high-growth companies and sponsors in technology and energy sectors.
Meislik presently serves on the Board of Directors of Lateral Data, a leading provider of software and services supporting e-discovery, and is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Turnaround Management Association, Association for Corporate Growth and the Forum for Corporate Directors. He graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Science in Management and currently resides in Irvine, California with his wife and two children.