Day4 Energy Appoints Experienced Global Operations Leader as COO

    Neil Lang to Guide Supply Chain Strategies for Advanced Solar Module

    BURNABY, BC, June 23 /CNW/ - Day4 Energy Inc. (TSX: DFE), a leading
manufacturer of high performance, cost-effective solar electric modules, today
announced that Neil Lang has joined as chief operating officer. Lang brings
many years of experience managing operations at high-growth multinational
companies. In his new role at Day4 Energy, Lang will guide development and
implementation of operational strategy in support of the company's aggressive
expansion targets.
    "At Day4 Energy, we adhere to the belief that a company is a direct
reflection of its people, and we are proud to add Neil to our growing team of
some of the best and brightest from around the world," said 
Dr. John MacDonald, CEO of Day4 Energy. "His success optimizing supply chain
operations in fast growth environments will serve Day4 Energy well as we
continue to add manufacturing capacity and deliver quality product to our
expanding international customer and partner base."
    As COO, Lang is responsible for managing supply chain, manufacturing and
internal operations for Day4 Energy, which employs its proprietary Day4
Electrode construction approach to produce solar modules with improved
performance, lifetime and aesthetic appearance. The company is currently
scaling its manufacturing capacity to meet demand from new and existing
utility, commercial and residential customers in Europe, North America and
    "Within the rapidly expanding and increasingly competitive solar energy
market, Day4 Energy's technology differentiators position the company well to
claim and maintain leadership," said Neil Lang. "I'm looking forward to
applying my own experience in guiding operations for high-growth companies to
this new role at Day4 Energy, a company whose early demonstrated
accomplishments indicate much success to come."
    Prior to joining Day4 Energy, Lang served for five years as operations
director for Hain Celestial, where he directed all aspects of North American
operations for a $100 million division of the natural and organic food
company. Lang served previously as supply chain director for SISU Enterprises,
where he helped drive growth rates that placed the Canadian neutraceutical
company among the highest in its sector. Lang also spent six years managing
plants in the UK for Unilever Plc, one of the world's leading suppliers of
branded consumer goods. Lang holds both Masters and Bachelors degrees in
Manufacturing Engineering from Cambridge University and is a chartered
engineer registered in the UK.

    About Day4 Energy:

    Headquartered near Vancouver, British Columbia, Day4 Energy Inc. designs,
manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) modules based on its patented Day4
Electrode technology, a proprietary method of contacting and interconnecting
solar cells. The Day4 Electrode produces PV panels of high power density,
increased lifetime and uncompromised aesthetic appearance. The advanced solar
module construction method increases the performance of conventional silicon
panels and enables the next-generation of PV innovation. Day4 partners with
the industry's leading PV cell producers to deliver IEC and UL certified
commercial and residential solar products to customers throughout Europe and
North America. For more information, visit:

For further information:

For further information: Press Contact: Rosalind Jackson, Antenna Group
(for Day4 Energy), (415) 977-1923,; Investor
Contact: Cory Pala, (416) 657-2400,

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