Friday, 8 July 2011

Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited Appoints Ms Janine Hoey as Non-Executive Director 06 July 2011

RNS Number : 8511J

Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited

Wednesday 6 July 2011

Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited [AIM/ASX: CFU], a leading developer of high efficiency and low emission power products for homes, has appointed Ms Janine Hoey as a non-executive director. In addition to sitting on the company's board, Ms Hoey will serve on Ceramic Fuel Cells' Audit Committee.

Ms Hoey, aged 48, has had extensive experience in commercial, operations and finance roles in the clean energy and airline industries over the last 20 years.

Based in Melbourne, Ms Hoey currently holds an executive role with Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd as the General Manager Group Operations and Commercial As part of her role with Pacific Hydro, Ms Hoey is a director of a joint venture hydro company in Chile and a director of Perenia Pty Ltd in Australia, a carbon services joint venture company.

Pacific Hydro is an Australian company and one of the world's leading clean energy independent power producers, with nearly 2,000 megawatts of hydro power and wind farm projects at varying stages of development, construction and operation in Australia, Chile and Brazil.

Ms Hoey is also a non-executive director of Ecogen Holdings Pty Ltd which is owned by Industry FundsManagement. Ecogen owns and operates 960 megawatts of gas fired generation at Newport Power Station in Melbourne and the Jeeralang Power Station in the La Trobe Valley.

Ms Hoey said, "I am excited by the opportunity of joining the Ceramic Fuel Cells board and be able to contribute my skills and experience for the next stage of the company's development."

Ceramic Fuel Cells' Chairman, Mr Jeff Harding, said: "We are delighted to welcome Janine to the board of Ceramic Fuel Cells. Janine has had extensive commercial and finance experience and has led international businesses in the development and operation of clean energy projects around the world. Janine's skills are very relevant to Ceramic Fuel Cells' next stage of international commercial growth and we are thrilled to have her as part of our team."

As required under schedule 2(g) of the AIM rules, the list of companies of which Ms Hoey is a director, or has been a director in the last five years, is set out in the schedule to this announcement.

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