Samuel W. Croll, CEO of exhaust cleaning system supplier CR Ocean Engineering (CROE), has announced the retirement of Nick Confuorto, President and COO since 2013. Confuorto will continue to collaborate with the firm in an advisory capacity.
Confuorto catapulted CROE from a start-up company to one of the market leaders in the remediation of exhaust gas in the maritime sector. He was responsible for day-to-day management, product development, client relationships, product sales, marketing, advertising, promotions, procurement, project implementation and staffing. Under his leadership, CROE developed important partnerships to expand the firm’s product portfolio and geographic representation.
Prior to joining CROE, he worked as a Vice President at Dupont-BELCO Clean Air Technology. Highly respected in the commercial shipping and air pollution control industries, Confuorto has been a keynote speaker at international industry events throughout the world. He is also the author of numerous studies and articles.