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Message: Press Release Jan 14th

Press Release Jan 14th

posted on Jan 14, 2008 03:15AM
ARISE Hires VP and GM for Systems Division

14 Jan 2008 01:00 ET WATERLOO, ON, Jan. 14 /CNW/ - ARISE Technologies Corporation ("ARISE" or the "Company") (TSX: APV) is pleased to announce that it has hired Bert Pendergast as Vice President and General Manager for the ARISE Systems Division.

Bert is an accomplished global executive with over 20 years of divisional general management success in the high tech industry, most recently as Celestica's Global VP/GM Aftermarket Services. Previously he was VP/GM Field Services for Solectron and prior to its acquisition by Solectron, was President and CEO of NULOGIX Technical Services. He also spent 19 years at IBM including 5 years in Divisional and General Manager roles.

Ian MacLellan, President and CEO of ARISE commented, "I am particularly delighted Bert is joining us at this exciting time of growth and market opportunity. Bert will be a terrific addition to our senior management team with his extensive marketing and general management experience."

About ARISE ARISE Technologies is dedicated to accelerating the use of solar energy in mainstream markets. The Company's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock 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 as 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. ------------------------------------... %SEDAR: 00017494E For further information: Contacts: ARISE Technologies Corporation, 65 Northland Road, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2V 1Y8, Tel. (519) 725-2244, Fax: (519) 725-8907, www.arisetech.com; Gordon Jekubik, VP and Corporate Secretary, (519) 772-5710, [email protected]

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