Hydrogenics Announces Board of Directors Appointment
author Added by FuelCellsWorks, January 21, 2016

Mississauga, Ontario -- Hydrogenics Corporation (NASDAQ: HYGS; TSX: HYG), a leading developer and manufacturer of hydrogen generation and hydrogen-based power modules, announced that Sara Elford has been appointed to the Hydrogenics Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Ms. Elford has worked in the capital markets industry for over twenty years. After a brief period in New York City, she returned to Canada and became a sell-side equity research analyst in 1995 and continued in such capacity – including 17 years at Canaccord Genuity – until July 2015. Over the course of her analyst career, Ms. Elford followed a broad range of industries and business models, with a specific, but not exclusive, focus on emerging companies, technologies and/or sectors. According to Thomson Reuters Starmine, she was named in the top two for stock picking in her sector six times since 2003, and in 2005 she was named the top stock picker in Canada across all sectors and analysts.

Ms. Elford has been a CFA Charterholder since 1997 and completed the academic requirements for the directors’ education program with the ICD in 2015. She is currently a member of the FTSE Environmental Markets Committee and is also a member of the Board of Directors of Carmanah Technologies and Pure Technologies. She is a graduate of Bishop’s University in Quebec.
 
"We are very pleased to welcome Sara to the Board at Hydrogenics," said Doug Alexander, Chairman. "Sara’s indepth knowledge of emerging and growth companies in the technology sector will prove invaluable to Hydrogenics as we execute on our growth strategy in 2016 and beyond.”

About Hydrogenics
Hydrogenics Corporation (www.hydrogenics.com) is a globally recognized developer and provider of hydrogen generation and fuel cell products and services, serving the growing industrial and clean energy markets of today and tomorrow. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Hydrogenics has operations in North America and Europe.