Thermal Energy Announces Senior Management Appointments

OTTAWA, Nov. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Thermal Energy International Inc. (TSX-V:TMG) ( (the "Company" or "Thermal Energy") is pleased to announce the following senior management appointments effective November 2, 2009. All appointments remain subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.

Julia Flynn, Chief Financial Officer

Julia Flynn has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for Thermal Energy. Prior to Ms. Flynn's appointment as Chief Financial Officer, she was Director of Finance and Operations for the Company's wholly owned subsidiary Gardner Energy Management Ltd. ("GEM"). Since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1995, she has played an integral role in the financial and strategic planning process of number of organisations from small private companies to large multinational corporations. As Director of Finance and Operations for GEM Ms. Flynn introduced a comprehensive monthly financial reporting system and put into place detailed procedures and cost controls to maintain and strengthen the security of the Gardner Energy Management Ltd's business. We look forward to Julia applying the same rigorous discipline, monitoring and control to the Company's consolidated financial reporting. In addition to her Chartered Accountant designation Julia holds an Honours law degree.

Robert Triebe, Chief Operating Officer, The Americas and Asia

Robert Triebe has been appointed Chief Operating Officer responsible for the Americas and Asia. Robert has worked in varying capacities since first joining the Company in 1993. His responsibilities have ranged from research and development, to project design and implementation to his more recent efforts managing the North American and Asian sales team. Mr. Triebe is a Professional Engineer and obtained his B.A.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and his M.A.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Ottawa. He has nearly 20 years of energy and environment sales and engineering experience, specializing in energy and water efficiency systems. His expertise has been derived from the large number of energy and water use and conservation audits, feasibility studies, and detailed engineering plans he has completed in industrial, institutional, and commercial facilities. Prior to joining Thermal Energy Mr. Triebe completed energy conservation screening studies and detailed feasibility studies, as the manager of the corporate Environmental Process Engineering group with Jacques Whitford Environment Limited (now Stantec Inc.). He is recognized as a technical and business expert in environmental technologies as demonstrated by his ongoing work with the Sustainable Development Technology Corporation (SDTC), reviewing applications for funding of environmental technologies on behalf of the SDTC and the Canadian government. Rob's leadership will bring expertise, commitment, and enthusiasm to the Company's operations in the Americas and Asia.

    Grant Bailey, Director of Sales and Marketing, Europe, Africa and

Grant Bailey has been appointed Director of Sales and Marketing responsible for Europe, Africa, Australasia and the rest of the world outside the Americas and Asia. Mr. Bailey, a respected member of the GEM team since April 2004, has always taken a leading role in sales development for the Company and has consistently grown sales throughout his tenure in all his areas of responsibility. Prior to his appointment as Director of Sales and Marketing Mr. Bailey was the Company's Global Key Account Manager for our corporate level multi-national accounts. This role provided Mr. Bailey firsthand knowledge of agents, distributors and business practices throughout the world. Mr. Bailey started his career at the Atomic Weapons Establishment for the Ministry of Defence as a Mechanical Engineering Apprentice, whilst completing his Higher BTEC. Working up from the shop floor, he has since developed with over 20 years of industrial sales and sales management experience with distributors and manufacturers across many related fields. Grant's global knowledge and experience and his corporate level sales approach will greatly benefit the Company's strategy to leverage sales by expanding our geographical reach and cross selling our products through strong corporate level customer relationships.

About Thermal Energy

Thermal Energy International Inc. is an innovative technology company providing custom energy and emission reduction, and bioenergy solutions. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, TEI is a designer, design build developer, fabricator, owner, operator and supplier of proprietary and patented energy conservation, renewable energy and environmental technology solutions. Thermal Energy is a fully accredited professional engineering firm, and offers advanced process and applications engineering services. The Company is a proud member of the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX). FLU-ACE(TM), DRY-REX(TM), THERMALONOx(TM), THERMAL AUD(TM) and GEM(R) are trademarks of Thermal Energy International.

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