9.2.2007: Meldung: Arise Technologies Announcements

ARISE Technologies Corporation announced today the appointment of Sjouke Zijlstra as Vice President and General Manager for its proposed German operations, as previously described in the Company"s media release of January 2, 2007. In addition, ARISE announced the appointment of David Ward as Director, Communications & Investor Relations. Both appointments are effective immediately.

Sjouke has spent 34 years in the electronics and photovoltaic (PV) industries, working for a variety of international organizations in Europe. For the past 9 years, he has held progressive management positions at Shell Solar operations in Germany and The Netherlands. Sjouke will be responsible for managing all aspects of the design, construction and operation of ARISE"s proposed 80MWp cell production facility in Bischofswerda, Germany.

David has 16 years experience in investor and public relations, and has worked for a variety of TSX and interlisted Canadian companies. His experience includes managerial roles at two of Canada"s leading public and investor relations agencies, as well as positions with CIBC Equipment Finance and MOSAID Technologies Inc., a semiconductor company. David will be responsible for overseeing all investor and public relations activities at ARISE.

"Sjouke"s extensive manufacturing and general management background, along with David"s experience communicating with diverse stakeholders, are welcome additions to the team we are assembling to develop and execute on our growth strategies in both Canada and Europe," said Ian MacLellan, ARISE President and CEO.

ARISE also announced a net increase in the number of outstanding options to 4,960,500. This increase reflects options granted between the range of $0.25 and $0.88 per option to several recent hires, less certain options that have expired.


ARISE Technologies is dedicated to accelerating the use of solar energy in mainstream markets. The Company"s shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol APV and on the Frankfurt Open Market Exchange under the symbol A3T. Additional information is available at www.arisetech.com and www.sedar.com. Certain statements contained in this press release may be considered forward-looking. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from estimated or implied results.

Ian MacLellan, President & CEO, (519) 725-2244 x222, ian.maclellan@arisetech.com
TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: APV
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