Former Nextel CEO Joins Cool Planet’s Board of Directors

Cool Planet, a company transforming agricultural waste into gasoline, diesel, and CoolTerra biocarbon, announced the addition of Dennis Weibling to its board of directors. In addition to Weibling joining the board, he will also serve as Chairman of the audit committee, according to a Business Wire press release.

Weibling, the managing director of Rally Capital LLC, a venture capital firm based in Kirkland, Wash., has been a global leader in the telecommunications industry. He has served on the board of more than 10 companies, including Sotheby’s board as chairman of the audit and finance committees, a position he’s held since 2006. He joins the Cool Planet board to replace Tony Radaich.

Weibling joins other experienced directors at Cool Planet, including Former ConocoPhillips Chairman Archie Dunham, former Arkansas Lieutenant Governor William Halter, and former BP and Mobil technology lead Ron Sills as the fourth independent member of the board of directors.

Read the complete press release here.