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MFRI Elects Two New Board Members

April 21, 2009
The MFRI Board of Directors announced that it has elected two new Board members, Michael J. Gade and Mark A. Zorko.
 
Gade, 57, is an executive in residence at the University of North Texas and a founding partner of the Challance Group LLP. Prior positions include senior operating and marketing roles with Home Depot Inc. and 7-Eleven Inc. He earned an MBA from The Ohio State University. Rent-A-Center Inc. is among the boards on which he currently serves.
 
Zorko, CPA, 57, is the CFO and secretary of Del Global Technologies Corp. Prior positions include senior financial roles with Tatum CFO Partners LLP and Network
Services Co. He earned his MBA from the University of Minnesota. He is a former board member and audit committee chair of Guardian Technologies International Inc. and currently serves on several boards including the Loan Guarantee Fund Board and Audit Committee for Opportunity International, an international micro-lending bank.
 
“We are delighted to add these two solid professionals to the MFRI Board,” said David Unger, chairman and CEO of MFRI. “I would like to thank the Nominating and Governance Committee for their excellent work. I look forward to the contributions that Mike and Mark will make to the continued growth and success of MFRI.”
 
MFRI Inc. is a multi-line company engaged in the following businesses: pre-insulated specialty piping systems for oil and gas gathering, district heating and cooling, and other applications; custom-designed industrial filtration products to remove particulates from dry gas streams; thermal transfer equipment to remove heat from molding, printing, and other industrial processes; and installation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) for large buildings. For more information, visit www.mfri.com.