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Cyrium Technologies Opens Hong Kong Office and Names Nelson Fan General Manager/Asia

OTTAWA, Ontario

Cyrium Technologies, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of concentrating photovoltaic (CPV) cells, today announced the opening of an office in the Hong Kong SAR, China, and named Nelson Fan General Manager of its Asian operations.

Nelson Fan is an 18-year veteran of the semiconductor industry, who most recently was the research and development director at Traxon Technologies, Ltd., of Hong Kong. Previously he had been a company founder and vice president of engineering at CT Electronics LTD in Hong Kong and before that held positions as general manager Hong Kong manufacturing and vice president of packaging development at the Hong Kong factory of ASAT Holdings LTD, a subcontract semiconductor assembly and test company. Fan is also the holder of a series of U.S. patents for QFN package as well as numerous other semiconductor packaging related patents.

“Cyrium is fortunate to have attracted Nelson to our team. He is an executive with demonstrated technical talent and superior management skills,” said Harry Rozakis CEO and President of Cyrium. “Having recently installed Cyrium QDEC® solar cells in a major CPV installation in eastern China, Nelson’s appointment represents the continued expansion of our efforts in China and Asia.”

Fan’s position is designed to allow him to focus on working with Cyrium’s supply chain, pursuing technology options and supporting Chinese and other Asian customers.

“Nelson’s technical qualifications will make him an invaluable person to expand our business in Asia as he will be able to help design and implement solutions that work both for Cyrium and our customers,” Rozakis said.

About Cyrium Technologies
Cyrium Technologies, headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, is a fabless developer and supplier of Concentrator Photovoltaic (CPV) cells for the terrestrial solar energy market. Using its breakthrough patented nano-technology, which significantly increases photovoltaic solar cell performance at high concentration, Cyrium has achieved cell efficiencies of greater than 40%. Cyrium’s QDEC (quantum dot enhanced cell) product line is designed to deliver the highest possible conversion efficiencies which in turn enable CPV systems companies to achieve the lowest levelized cost of energy (LCOE). For further information on the company and its products, please visit http://www.cyriumtechnologies.com.

Note to Editors:
A photo of Nelson Fan for publication is available from either of the contacts listed on this release.

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