Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> August 17, 2023

Interview with the CEO and the CFO: SenesTech Inc. (NASDAQ:SNES)

Fruendt, Joel
Joel Fruendt became CEO of SenesTech Inc. in November 2022. He is a seasoned chief executive with over 30 years of extensive sales, marketing and general management leadership. Highlighted are his 15 years of executive leadership in the vector and pest control industries where he was the Vice President and General Manager of Clarke Environmental Inc., a leading vector and pest control products and services company. Most recently he served as President and CEO of a global manufacturing company in the reflective technology and safety industry, where he spearheaded their successful revenue and profit growth through innovation and efficiency initiatives. Mr. Fruendt brings a passion and commitment to sustainable, effective solutions to vector and pest control challenges, and a direct connection to SenesTech’s industry partners. He received the Smart Leaders award from Smart Business Magazine and holds a B.S. in Business from Illinois Wesleyan University. Profile
Chesterman, Tom
Tom Chesterman joined SenesTech Inc. as CFO in September 2015. He has over 20 years of experience as the CFO of a public company in the life science, tech, and telecommunications industries. Most recently, he was the VP and Treasurer of GCI, a telecommunications company in Alaska, but previous to that he was the CFO of life science companies such as Bio-Rad Laboratories, Aradigm, and Bionovo. Mr. Chesterman is adept at a variety of capital market access techniques and has a proven track record of developing the operational and financial infrastructure to support successful and rapid growth. Mr. Chesterman has an A.B. from Harvard University and an MBA from the University of California at Davis. Profile
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TWST: As you haven’t spoken with The Wall Street Transcript before, let’s start with some background on you and on the company.

Mr. Fruendt: