Aclarus has announced the appointment of Dr. Brent Wootton as vice president of technology and customer success.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brent to the team,” said Mike Doran, president and co-founder of Aclarus. “Brent is widely recognized as a leader in our industry. His appointment underscores Aclarus’ commitment to excellence and advanced ozone-based solutions for our customers.”
Prior to joining Aclarus, Brent Wootton served as the vice president of applied research and innovation at Fleming College. He also served as a director and senior scientist at the Centre for Advancement of Water and Wastewater Technologies, where he led research on water and wastewater treatment.
Wootton was an advisor to the Ontario Government on the Water Opportunities Act. He also served on the UN Wastewater Task Force and on the board of the Water Technology Acceleration Project (WaterTAP). In addition to this, Wootton has engaged in research and demonstration projects across Canada and internationally in China, India, and Kenya.
Wootton holds a Ph.D. in Aquatic Ecology from Trent University. He has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Waterloo, in the School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, and in the Department of Biology at Wilfrid Laurier University. He is an author or co-author of five books and over 80 articles.
Aclarus—based in Peterborough, Ontario—engineers, builds, and installs advanced ozone-based treatment solutions for water and wastewater in multiple vertical markets and applications across Canada and internationally.