David Demers Joins Palcan Board of Directors

July 15, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

David Demers has agreed to join the board of directors of Palcan Fuel Cells Ltd. (Burnaby, BC). His formal appointment is expected to occur in August 2004. With his appointment, the board of directors will be expanded to six from the current five members. Demers is a founder of Westport Innovations Inc. and has been president and chief executive officer of that company since it was formed in March of 1995.

"David Demers will add to Palcan, his valuable experience in growing a technology company from concept through strategic partnering, to global commercial sales. This is an excellent match to the challenges and opportunities we face at Palcan as we move forward in our plan to be a successful commercial business," said Palcan's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Shen.