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Hudson Technologies Announces Retirement of James R. Buscemi, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

May 18, 2016
By Business Wire News


Hudson Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) today announced that James R. Buscemi has advised the Company of his intention to step down as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective July 1, 2016. Mr. 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 commented, “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 Mr. Buscemi. “I look forward to ensuring a smooth and seamless transition of my CFO responsibilities.”

About Hudson Technologies

Hudson Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of innovative solutions to recurring problems within the refrigeration industry. Hudson’s proprietary RefrigerantSide® Services increase operating efficiency and energy savings, and remove moisture, oils and other contaminants frequently found in the refrigeration circuits of large comfort cooling and process refrigeration systems. Performed at a customer’s site as an integral part of an effective 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 higher purity levels, and can be utilized 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. For further information on Hudson, please visit the Company’s web site at

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Statements contained herein which are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, changes in the laws and regulations affecting the industry, changes in the demand and price for refrigerants (including unfavorable market conditions adversely affecting the demand for, and the price of, refrigerants), the Company’s ability to source refrigerants, regulatory and economic factors, seasonality, competition, litigation, the nature of supplier or customer arrangements that become available to the Company in the future, adverse weather conditions, possible technological obsolescence of existing products and services, possible reduction in the carrying value of long-lived assets, estimates of the useful life of its assets, potential environmental liability, customer concentration, the ability to obtain financing, any delays or interruptions in bringing products and services to market, the timely availability of any requisite permits and authorizations from governmental entities and third parties as well as factors relating to doing business outside the United States, including changes in the laws, regulations, policies, and political, financial and economic conditions, including inflation, interest and currency exchange rates, of countries in which the Company may seek to conduct business, the Company’s ability to successfully integrate any assets it acquires from third parties into its operations, and other risks detailed in the Company’s 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and other subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The words “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “may”, “plan”, “should” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made.

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