DayStar Technologies (DSTI) Appoints Former Executive Director of The World Energy Congress and Senior Quebec Government Adviser to Its Board of Directors
KELOWNA, BC, Jan 28, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSTI) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Stephane Bertrand, a former Executive Director of The
World Energy Congress and Chief of Staff to the Premier and Cabinet
In the private sector, Mr. Bertrand previously held the positions of
Director, and subsequently Vice-President, Communications, Public and
Government Affairs for Gaz Metro Limited Partnership. As part of his
duties, he was a member of the company's Board of Directors and also
served as Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Affairs of the
Canadian Gas Association.
Since 2007, he has carried out various mandates within the energy
sector, specifically natural gas, wind power and small hydroelectric
power plants. He has also acted as consultant in negotiations for
electric energy supply. In 2010-2011 he chaired the Energy Committee
of the Plan Nord (Quebec Government's policy).
"Bertrand's extensive experience in the public and private sectors as
well as within the energy sector will add a unique perspective to
help drive DayStar's strategy moving forward," said Mark Roseborough,
DayStar's President. "It is with great pleasure that we welcome Mr.
Bertrand to our Board of Directors."
As senior adviser and Chief of Staff for the Premier of Quebec, Mr.
Bertrand coordinated the government's activities for more than four
years and was directly involved in formulating government policies.
He supervised a staff of 50 on the Executive Council, in addition to
coordinating the activities of the government's 25 Chiefs of Staff
and Deputy Ministers on a daily basis. Mr. Bertrand was also Director
of Research and Communications and subsequently Executive Director of
the Quebec Liberal Party.
Mr. Bertrand holds a Master's Degree in Economics from Universite de
About DayStar Technologies, Inc:
DayStar Technologies, Inc. (DSTI) is a developer of solar
photovoltaic products based upon CIGS thin film deposition technology
and is currently embarked on a strategy of strategic partnerships to
enter new markets within the global renewal energy industry including
ownership and construction of solar and renewable power plants. For
more information, visit the DayStar website at www.daystartech.com/.
For further information contact, Peter Lacey, 778.484.5159,
info@DayStartech.com and for investor relations, William J Nalley,
Orsay Groupe, 305-515-8077, Info@orsaygroupe.com.
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