PRESS RELEASE: NEW CEO

Press Release

Calgary, Canada, June 10, 2018 – Galvanic Applied Sciences, Inc. announces today that its Board of Directors have elected Rene Aldana as the new chief executive officer.

“I am pleased to welcome Rene to Galvanic. He has extensive experience in strategic leadership, process automation, talent development, and M&A integration that will benefit the next chapter of Galvanic’s growth and progress,” comments Bob Rosenthal, Chairman of the Board.

Mr. Aldana joins Galvanic from ZCL Composites Inc., where he served as chief operating officer. Previously, he was the managing director for Yokogawa Canada. For 18 years prior, he served in a series of high-profile positions at Telvent, culminating as vice president of its International Oil & Gas division.

Mr. Aldana holds a B.S. in computer science from the Simon Fraser University in Canada, an executive MBA from the IE Business School in Spain, and an ICD.D designation from Canada’s Institute of Corporate Directors.

Corporate Profile

Galvanic Applied Sciences Inc. solves critical process-analysis and measurement problems for customers worldwide with our full line of rugged, fit-for-purpose gas- and liquid-measurement systems. We engineer all of our systems and components to deliver uncompromising accuracy, reliability, and long-term value to users, even in the most-challenging process environments. That’s why multinationals and small companies alike turn to us again and again – they count on our attention to detail, applications know-how, and exacting quality standards. We work with customers to tailor each system to meet their site-specific process requirements and to provide unparalleled support through installation, training, and long-term product maintenance. A private company headquartered in Calgary, AB, Canada, with a facility in MA, USA, Galvanic supports a global network of dedicated sales and service engineers, as well as value-added distributors to serve the needs of customers.

Contact

Galvanic Applied Sciences, Inc.

Erik Budlong

Marketing Manager

7000 Fisher Road SE

Calgary, Alberta T2H 0W3

info@galvanic.com

Phone: (978) 848-2701

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When it comes to solving complex applications challenges for customers, David Haydt has built his stellar reputation as the “go-to guy” over his 28-year career at Galvanic. Dave joined the company in 1993 as an applications technician at Galvanic’s Calgary headquarters. From 1999 to early 2006, he served as a field-service technician based out of Houston, Texas, providing start-up assistance, field repair service, and training to Galvanic’s natural gas transmission, petrochemical and refining industry customers. In 2006, he was promoted to production manager for Galvanic’s gas-analysis products, overseeing all aspects – from design and development of tailored systems to meet the customer’s specific application needs to ensuring on-time delivery of products. In 2015 Dave assumed the role of R&D/applications manager, where he became responsible for Galvanic’s entire line of gas- and liquid-analysis products. In 2021 Dave was promoted to Vice President of Product Innovation. Dave is accountable for the evolution of Galvanic’s entire product portfolio.

Dave started his career as a laboratory analyst for Norwest Laboratories in Alberta, Canada. He holds a bachelor of science degree in chemistry from the University of Calgary.

Steve Aasen

An operations-focused executive with 20+ years of experience driving financial performance in technology-based multi-national companies, Steve Aasen joined Galvanic in late 2014 as director of finance. He came to Galvanic from General Dynamics Canada, Ltd, one of Canada’s largest and most-established defence system integrators, where he served for eight years as director of finance. Earlier, Steve was at Telvent North America, a leading Calgary-based IT and industrial-automation provider for pipeline and energy-utility companies. He started as divisional controller and ultimately served as the company’s chief financial officer. Steve received a bachelor of commerce degree in accounting from the University of Saskatchewan, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He also earned a CMA Designation from the Society of Management Accountants.

Rene Aldana

A senior business executive with more than 20 years of management experience in the global oil & gas industry, Rene Aldana joined Galvanic as its CEO in June, 2018. Rene has extensive experience in strategic leadership, process automation, talent development, and M&A integration that will benefit the next chapter of Galvanic’s growth and progress. Before coming to Galvanic, Rene was the chief operating officer for ZCL Composites Inc., a TSX-listed composites manufacturing company serving the petroleum, water, and waste water industries. Previously, he was the managing director for Yokogawa Canada, a world leader in industrial process measurement and automation solutions. For 18 years prior, he served in a series of high-profile positions at Telvent, starting in customer service, followed by engineering project management, and culminating as vice president of its International Oil & Gas division. He has a bachelor’s of science in computer science from the Simon Fraser University in Canada, an executive MBA from the IE Business School in Spain, and an ICD.D designation from Canada’s Institute of Corporate Directors. Rene is fluent in English, Spanish (native), and Portuguese.