New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2012
SG Blocks Inc. (OTCBB: SGBX) today announced the naming of Donald Trump Jr., Executive Vice President at The Trump Organization, as a Senior Advisor. Donald Jr. brings his extensive real estate development experience and know-how to the SG Blocks advanced platform.
“Don is an innovative and accomplished young real estate entrepreneur. We look forward to his contributions and the value of his insights as SG Blocks continues to grow,” said Paul Galvin, SG Blocks’ Chairman and CEO.
SG Blocks has been a leader in progressing and promoting the use of code-engineered cargo shipping containers for safe and “green” construction with innovative solutions. Through the repurposing of shipping containers into a sustainable, green building system, SG Blocks makes new things possible in construction design and development. Creating innovative and functional spaces through its proprietary engineering, SG Blocks has built for premier consumer brands including, among others, PUMA, Lacoste and MINI Cooper as well as the US Military, select municipalities, multinational corporations and private developers.
“SG Blocks offers a unique building system to the construction industry – a flexible, green technology which enhances velocity to market, critical in today’s competitive marketplace. I’m very excited to be joining Paul and the visionary SG Blocks team,” said Mr. Trump.
In his role, Mr. Trump will join retired Admiral Edmund Giambastiani Jr., the Nation's 7th Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who has also been recognized as a distinguished Senior Advisor to the Company.
SG Blocks has recently expanded their success with a strategic partnership with McCann Enterprise, part of McCann Worldwide, which focuses on mobile and temporary retail construction, permanent store construction, event related structures and product showcasing.
About SG Blocks, Inc.
Since its inception in 2007, SG Blocks (http://www.sgblocks.com) has been a leader in advancing and promoting the use of code-engineered cargo shipping containers for safe and “green” construction with innovative solutions. SG Blocks develops and implements technology that stands above other standardized container-construction while also being highly cost effective. Offering an exceptional product that exceeds many standard building code requirements, SG Blocks supports developers, architects, builders and owners in achieving greener construction, faster execution and stronger buildings of higher value.
About Donald Trump Jr.
Donald Jr. directs new project acquisition and development for The Trump Organization throughout the world. In addition to new project acquisitions, he actively oversees The Trump Organization’s property portfolio and is involved in all aspects of the company’s development, from deal evaluation, analysis, and pre-development planning to construction, branding, marketing, operations, sales and leasing. In addition to his real estate interests, Donald Jr. is an accomplished and sought after speaker. He has spoken extensively throughout the United States, and has given keynote speeches internationally, notably in Dubai and India. He is also featured as an advisor on the highly acclaimed NBC show “The Celebrity Apprentice.” Trump is also an avid philanthropist, sitting on the Board of Directors of Operation Smile and is strongly involved in the Eric Trump Foundation. Donald Jr. received his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Real Estate from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania.