McPhy Energy Accelerates Development, Appoints Sales Manager for Americas, Britain

May 21, 2013, 11:43 ET from McPhy Energy

GRENOBLE, France, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Diana de Rosmini joins solid hydrogen pioneer to pursue growth opportunities in industrial, renewable energy and electro-mobility infrastructure markets

McPhy Energy, a leading developer and manufacturer of solid state hydrogen storage and electrolyzers, today announced the appointment of Diana de Rosmini as Sales Manager for the Americas, Great Britain and Key Accounts globally. De Rosmini joins McPhy from Air Liquide, where she held positions in some of the group's most innovative programs related to hydrogen, energy and other environmental technologies.  

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"Diana de Rosmini has a strong understanding of international hydrogen, energy and environmental markets," says Adamo Screnci,  Executive Vice President of Sales, member of the management team and president of McPhy Energy's Italian subsidiary. "McPhy is gaining significant traction in key projects worldwide. Diana will bring her deep expertise and energetic approach to our continued expansion and the development of major accounts in merchant hydrogen, electro-mobility and renewable energy markets."

A native of Bolivia and Italy, de Rosmini has a Masters degree in Environmental Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Milan, and over eight years prior experience in Environmental Consultancy and with the Air Liquide Group.   She started in the Air Liquide Merchant Division in environmental intelligence markets, helping to identify innovative opportunities in key markets. She then went into business development for the company's industrial gas business in Materials & Energy markets as well as Waste/Water Treatments.  Next, she joined the Air Liquide's Hydrogen Energy division as Product Manager of hydrogen stations for specialized vehicles and industrial fleets. Most recently, she was Senior Business Developer with responsibility for initiating mobile and stationary hydrogen applications development in Europe.  

At McPhy, de Rosmini will be responsible for spearheading the development of strategic accounts in:

  • on-site industrial hydrogen
  • renewable energy via "power to gas"
  • hydrogen-based electro-mobility : infrastructure development for green hydrogen energy vehicles

McPhy Energy's core expertise is its innovative technology for storing hydrogen in a solid state (based on magnesium hydrides). Named as one of the Top 100 of worldwide eco-innovative companies, McPhy has accelerated its development in major industrial and environmental hydrogen-based projects and applications in Germany, Japan, California, England and France. Recent successes include participation in the energy transition of Berlin's Schönefeld airport, and the GDF Suez GRHYD power-to-gas project (hydrogen injection in the natural gas pipeline).

In brief - latest news from McPhy Energy:

March 2013: McPhy expands project team

January 2013:  10M€ capital increase completed by McPhy's historical investors

January 2013: McPhy announces acquisition of PIEL in Italy

December 2012: In Germany's energy transition, ITM Power selects McPhy technology for hydrogen storage

November 2012: McPhy Energy Takes Part in the GRHYD Project for French Gas Network

October 2012:  for the third consecutive year, McPhy Energy is one of the top 100 worldwide eco-innovation companies

July 2012: McPhy joins consortium demonstrating high-density hydrogen storage in smart energy grids

July 2012 : McPhy Energy expands operations in Europe and appoints Roland Kaeppner as CEO for Germany

About McPhy Energy -  Created south of Grenoble, France in 2008, McPhy Energy's mission is to  industrialize and commercialize an innovative hydrogen storage technology using magnesium hydrides. Offering unique advantages compared with the other hydrogen storage solutions, this technology addresses the industrial hydrogen and renewable energy markets. McPhy Energy owns exclusive rights on a portfolio of patents, which result from over 8 years of research at CNRS, in partnership with Joseph Fourier University (France). A member of the TENERRDIS competitiveness cluster, McPhy Energy is involved as direct partner or subcontractor in several research projects. McPhy Energy is listed in the Global Cleantech 100 and the Top 5 Cleantech France. The company has recently signed numerous contracts in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and Japan, demonstrating its technological leadership.

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