Dusty Tenney Appointed New CEO of Ultra-Low Freezer Innovator, Stirling Ultracold

March 24, 2020

ATHENS, Ohio — Stirling Ultracold, a subsidiary of Global Cooling, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of compressor-free biological sample storage systems in the life sciences, research and health care markets announced changes within its executive leadership.  Dusty Tenney has been recently appointed as the company’s new CEO.  Tenney brings deep industry experience and a proven track record having held senior executive positions within PerkinElmer and Brooks Automation for the last 20 years. His most recent role was President of Brooks Life Sciences, where he quadrupled the business from $60 million to $335 million in five years.

Stirling Ultracold’s Founder and CTO, Dave Berchowitz, and Neill Lane, now Chief Strategic Officer, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Dusty on board as the new CEO of Stirling Ultracold.  I know the management team is very proud of what we’ve built, and we are excited to have Dusty take us to the next level and enable Stirling Ultracold to fully realize its growth potential.”

Both Berchowitz and Lane will continue as key executives at Stirling, focusing on technical vision and excellence, along with customer relationships and strategic partnerships, respectively. They will support pathways for continued innovation and solutions that address a wide range of biological sample storage requirements and applications.

Tenney added, “Stirling Ultracold’s technology is well positioned in growth markets and supports a mission to preserve critical biomaterials that enable researchers and clinicians around the world to deliver true health care solutions.”

Jay Vierling, Stirling Ultracold Chairman of the Board commented, “We are very excited to add Dusty Tenney to the executive team.  Dusty brings a complementary skill set to our existing leadership team which will continue to fuel Stirling’s platform of differentiated sample storage solutions to our key end markets.”

About Stirling Ultracold

Stirling Ultracold, a division of Global Cooling, Inc., manufactures and sells environmentally sustainable ultra-low temperature (ULT) freezers for the global market from its headquarters in Athens, Ohio. Powered by the free-piston Stirling engine, and the first in the U.S. to use 100 percent natural refrigerants, these upright and undercounter ULT freezers use less than one-third the electric power of standard compressor-based ULT freezers, as validated by the industry’s first ENERGY STAR® partnership for ULT freezers. The company also produces the industry’s only portable ULT solution available for remote clinical trials and biologic drug delivery. For more information, please call 740-274-7900, or visit the company’s website, www.StirlingUltracold.com.