HP's Walt Rosenberg Joins Design Chain Associates

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Walter Rosenberg, former Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety for Hewlett Packard, has joined Design Chain Associates LLC as Vice President of Environmental Solutions. In this capacity, Walt will oversee DCA's portfolio of environmental services and continue to expand our offerings into corporate social responsibility, executive education, REACH and other emerging areas.

Walter Rosenberg, former Vice President of Environmental Health and Safety for Hewlett Packard, has joined Design Chain Associates LLC as Vice President of Environmental Solutions. In this capacity, Walt will oversee DCA's portfolio of environmental services and continue to expand our offerings into corporate social responsibility, executive education, REACH and other emerging areas.

Walt has over 25 years of Environmental, Health, Safety and Security experience in the oil refining, semi conductor and computer industries. As Vice President of Corporate, Social and Environmental Responsibility (EHS&S) for Hewlett-Packard until 2005, Walt was responsible for the development and implementation of HP's programs, policies and strategies in the areas of customer and employee data privacy, corporate business practices, social responsibility and environmental sustainability. Walt led HP's efforts to be recognized as a leader in global citizenship by establishing innovative programs that support community development, stakeholder interests, customer and business needs for the $80 billion technology company.

Walt led the EHS&S integration for the three largest technology mergers in corporate history (Compaq purchase of Tandem Computers, Compaq purchase of Digital Equipment, & Hewlett-Packard purchase of Compaq), which included organizational structure development, down sizing, staff evaluation and development. Walt led the due diligence efforts during the Compaq acquisitions of Digital Equipment and Tandem Computer in addition to numerous lower profile purchases and divestitures of technology businesses, service centers, manufacturing sites and office space. Before joining Compaq, Walt spent eight years as an Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist in the oil refining and semi-conductor manufacturing industries with emphasis on air, water and hazardous waste permitting, waste minimization, auditing and risk identification and evaluation. Walt's expertise includes policy/strategy development, global standards development, executive/board of director communications, supply chain practices, compliance management, management systems, auditing, remediation management, metrics development, mergers/acquisitions, due diligence and liability management.

"We are pleased to welcome Walt to the growing DCA executive team. Walt's experience and recognition as an industry expert in environmental matters enhances and extends our compliance solutions offerings," stated Tom Valliere DCA Senior Vice President.

"Joining the DCA team is exciting," said Walt Rosenberg. "They have established a solid reputation as a knowledgeable resource in the environmental product performance area. I look forward to helping DCA broaden and extend its footprint."

Read more about Walt Rosenberg and the rest of the DCA team on our website at http://www.DesignChainAssociates.com/management.html.

About Design Chain Associates, LLC
Design Chain Associates, LLC (http://www.DesignChainAssociates.com) is focused on helping manufacturing clients understand, comply with, track and develop profitable strategies around and beyond emerging environmental regulations like RoHS, WEEE, EuP and REACH. San Francisco-based DCA has a local presence in other high-tech regions of the country such as the Austin/Houston corridor and the Boston region as well as around the globe through local associates. For more information, visit DCA on the web at http://www.designchainassociates.com.

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