2nd March 2015
For Immediate Release
From 1st March 2015, Atila Mellilo is the new CEO of Cambi. Current CEO, Per Lillebø, will assume the role of Chairman of Board of Directors.
The Cambi Board of Directors has named Atila Mellilo as the new CEO of the company effective immediately. Mellilo has the last two years held the position of COO at Cambi and has achieved wide insight and solid knowledge of Cambi as the world leader in its field. Mellilo’s promotion into the CEO position has been planned well in advance to ensure a smooth and controlled transition.
Per Lillebø states: “We have worked very well together, and I am confident that under Mellilo’s leadership Cambi will be in excellent hands, and our ambitious plans for the future will be expertly managed.”
Atila Mellilo pronounces: "I'm looking forward to working with the organization to bring Cambi’s technologies and systems to a broad spectrum of markets, and to continue Cambi’s efforts towards innovation. Together, we will bring Cambi to a world that needs it."
Per Lillebø becomes the new Chairman of the Board of Directors, where his engagement and commitment to the company remain. Lillebø continues to be closely involved with Cambi’s strategic development by supporting the definition, implementation and delivery of Cambi’s strategic objectives.
Atila Mellilo brings many years of expertise to Cambi, having previously served as CEO, CTO and Board Member in a number of technology companies. Mellilo has achieved valuable experience and solid knowledge within the commercialization, development and delivery of advanced technologies.
“Mellilo's experience comprises a number of key management disciplines, including global sales, product management, and profitability management," says Per Lillebø. "He understands Cambi’s technologies, as well as the unique value that Cambi brings to the market today.”
Cambi is globally the leading provider of technology for conversion of sludge to renewable energy and class-A bio solids. The Company was originally founded in 1989. Today Cambi has more than 120 employees and is represented with offices in nine different countries. Through its 48 plants in operation or under construction in 17 different countries, Cambi serves more than 50 million people around the globe. Core values and committing statements of the company are quality in deliveries, competence and expertise. The group had an outstanding performance in 2014 with several new contracts and a solid order backlog.