PEARL RIVER, N.Y. — Hudson Technologies Inc. announced that James R. Buscemi has advised the company of his intent to step down as vice president and chief financial officer of the company, effective July 1, 2016. Buscemi will remain with Hudson to assist with the CFO succession for a transition period prior to his planned retirement at the end of September 2016.

Kevin J. Zugibe, chairman and chief executive officer of Hudson Technologies, said, “We thank Jim for his many contributions during his 18 years with Hudson and wish him and his family all the best in his retirement. Jim has been a valued member of Hudson’s leadership team and helped guide us through the significant growth in our business. We appreciate Jim’s commitment to stay with us through the end of September to assist with our CFO succession and transition plan.”

“It has been an honor to serve as Hudson’s CFO and I am extremely grateful for the support of my colleagues and all of the talented and dedicated staff at Hudson,” said Buscemi. “I look forward to ensuring a smooth and seamless transition of my CFO responsibilities.”

Hudson’s proprietary RefrigerantSide® Services are designed to remove moisture, oils, and other contaminants frequently found in the refrigeration circuits of large comfort cooling and process refrigeration systems, to increase operating efficiency and provide energy savings. Performed at a customer’s site as part of a scheduled maintenance program or in response to emergencies, RefrigerantSide Services offer significant savings to customers due to their ability to be completed rapidly and at high purity levels, and can be accomplished while the customer’s system continues to operate. In addition, the company sells refrigerants and provides traditional reclamation services to the commercial and industrial air conditioning and refrigeration markets.

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Publication date: 6/2/2016

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