Jean Frydman (June 26, 1925 – March 14, 2021)

Jean Frydman

Jean Frydman was a member of the French Resistance during World War II. He received the Légion d'honneur in 2016 for his wartime efforts.

He was a successful businessman after the war and in 1993 he founded Fortune Energy Inc., the predecessor company to General Energy Recovery Inc.

As CEO and President he provided leadership and vision in the development of GERI’s Direct Contact Steam Generator. Jean's wife, Daniela Frydman, who has been an active Board Member since 2017 will take over his role and continue to provide leadership for GERI's future. 

Jean, you will be greatly missed by everyone at GERI.