April 1, 2018
Purify Fuel Welcomes John Campbell as Chairman of the Board
John Campbell brings 47 years of experience to Purify Fuel's board of directors. We are proud to welcome John Campbell into this critical position with Purify Fuels, Inc.
As its newly elected chairman, Mr. Campbell will serve in the leading role on the board's executive committee, which is responsible for the company's fiscal and managerial governance. As a world-leading authority on heavy engine manufacturing, he will also lead the science committee to quickly establish Purify Fuel's category-leading position among diesel additives. Leveraging his subject matter expertise, he will help the organization articulate its immediate solution for reducing emissions and improving fuel consumption for the world’s 40 million existing diesel engines.
Having starting as an apprentice, Mr. Campbell spent the first half of his career at Caterpillar, Inc. serving in managerial positions across Manufacturing Engineering, Factory Management, and Quality. Select positions held included Quality Manager for the Engine Division (7-18 liter engines), and Factory Manager for a 1.2 million-feet-squared machining and assembly engine facility. He spent the second half in Product and Engineering Management. Over time, Mr. Campbell rose to Product Manager for all 6-cylinder (10-18 liter) heavy duty engines. He also served as General Engineering Manager for all engines, 10 liters and larger.
Throughout his tenure with Caterpillar, Mr. Campbell was responsible for a range of special projects. He held the role of Product Manager for various engine families between 1991 and 2007, a period that encompassed the development of U.S. on-highway engine emissions, as well as Tier 1 through Tier 3 Mobile Off-Road engine emissions. Mr. Campbell also served as General Engineering Manager, leading engine development for Tier 4 Mobile Off-Road engine emissions for 10 liters through 105 liters diesel engines.
From 2005 to 2012, Mr. Campbell served as a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC), a senior-level policy committee established in 1990 to advise the EPA on issues related to implementing the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990. The committee is chartered under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).
Mr. Campbell earned a Masters in Business Administration at the University of Illinois, Urbana.