(PRWEB) April 26, 2006
SHEC LABS -- Solar Hydrogen Energy Corporation today announced at the Globe Conference in Vancouver British Columbia that Pierre Rivard, President and CEO of Hydrogenics Corporation headquartered in Mississauga Ontario has been appointed to SHEC LABS' Board of Directors.
Pierre Rivard is one of Hydrogenics' founders and has served as President and a Director of the Corporation since the inception of their fuel cell related business in August of 1995. Since July 2000, he has also served as their Chief Executive Officer. Pierre's vision, leadership, and technical skills have been a primary force behind Hydrogenics' success since day one. From June 1994 to July 1995, he served as a research engineer at the University of Toronto with the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He earned a Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto, a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada.
"We are all excited with the appointment of Mr. Rivard to our Board of Directors. His experience and proven leadership in the alternative energy market is stellar and we look forward to working with him to continue to move the Alternative Energy and Hydrogen Economy forward" said Tom Beck, President and CEO for SHEC LABS.
Mr. O'Brien, Vice President of Environment and Infrastructure of SHEC LABS strategic partner Giffels Associates Limited stated, "Giffels is pleased with the appointment of Mr. Rivard to SHEC LABS' Board of Directors. He is a true pioneer and highly respected in the environment and energy industry. His knowledge and experience will certainly strengthen SHEC LABS' Board of Directors, and accelerate their emergence into the commercial arena."
SHEC LABS, a research and development company now embarking on commercialization, is a world leader in providing solutions for the production of clean, renewable energy for the emerging hydrogen economy. SHEC LABS, founded in 1996, has developed technologies to more economically harness the power of the sun, reduce the temperatures required for the disassociation of water, more economically produce hydrogen from fossil fuels and produce hydrogen from biomass sources.
SHEC LABS web site is: http://www.shec-labs.com
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