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Freeman Joins Fiatech Board of Advisors

Austin, TX, April 20, 2012 — Fiatech has announced Roger Freeman, vice president of project services development at Emerson Process Management, has been elected to the Fiatech Board of Advisors.

Freeman, a native of the UK, helps develop processes and tools for use in all phases and disciplines of the capital projects industry. He has served in executive positions in both engineering and project management. With 28 years of experience in the design and implementation of process automation systems, he is especially interested in proposal and project management, safety instrumented systems engineering, and procurement. Freeman, a chartered engineer in the UK, also is a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology.

Fiatech Chairman Jerry N. Gipson, Jr. said, "Roger Freeman brings his valuable experience in engineering systems, software development, and process automation to bolster our Board's global reach. Emerson Project Management is a long-standing member of Fiatech. We appreciate the contributions of both Roger and Emerson in Fiatech's work."

Gipson is Director, Engineering Solutions Technology Center, The Dow Chemical Company, and chair of the Fiatech Board of Advisors. The board meets quarterly to provide strategic direction to Fiatech. For more information on the Fiatech Board of Advisors, visit