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									Solar Industry Leader Amonix Appoints Chief
Financial Officer and Two New Independent
Directors
Patrick McCullough Named CFO; Matthew Ryan and Michael Skelly Join the Board as Independent
Directors

June 14, 2010 04:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time  

SEAL BEACH, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Amonix, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of
concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar power systems, today named Patrick McCullough Chief Financial Officer
and announced the appointment of two new independent directors, Matthew Ryan and Michael Skelly, to its Board
of Directors.

New Amonix CFO Patrick McCullough has more than 15 years of corporate finance experience with global Fortune
500 industrial equipment, building products and automotive companies, and significant expertise managing treasury,
finance, accounting, tax, compliance and internal control functions. Prior to joining Amonix, McCullough was the
CFO and Senior Vice President of IMI Severe Service Division, a global leader in severe service valve and control
solutions for the fossil fuel, nuclear power, and chemical processing industries. He also has served as Division CFO
at two divisions of Johns Manville, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, and as CFO of a billion-dollar U.S.-Chinese
joint venture in Shanghai China.

“Pat brings the experience and track record of a successful CFO with three Fortune 500 companies and global
experience across Asia Pacific, Europe Africa, the Middle East, India and the Americas,” said Brian Robertson,
Amonix Chief Executive Officer. “His corporate finance expertise in areas critical to the future growth and success of
Amonix are a welcome addition to the executive management team as we take the company to the next level of
growth and profitability.” 

New Board member Matthew Ryan is President Americas of CEVA Logistics, a leading provider of world-class
supply chain solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies across the globe. Ryan joined
CEVA in 2009 as Chief Operating Officer, bringing 30 years’ experience in the highly competitive and dynamic
global electronics manufacturing and distribution industry, including 15 years with Flextronics International. At
Flextronics, Ryan ran end-to-end contract manufacturing and logistics operations generating revenues in excess of
$20 billion.

New Board member Michael Skelly is Founder and President of Clean Line Energy Partners, an independent
developer of high-voltage, long haul transmission lines. Previously, Skelly led the development of Horizon Wind
Energy from a two-person company to a leadership position in the U.S. wind industry. Horizon was acquired by
Goldman Sachs in 2005 and in mid-2007, sold the company to EDP in the largest transaction to date in the
burgeoning clean energy industry. Before joining Horizon, Skelly developed thermal, hydroelectric, biomass, and
wind energy projects in Central America with Energia Global.

“Our new independent directors bring valuable industry, manufacturing and financial experience, and a commitment
to helping Amonix grow while serving the interests of the company’s shareholders,” said Vahan Garboushian,
Amonix Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board.

Ryan and Skelly join the five existing members of the Board: Vahan Garboushian; Brian Robertson, Chief Executive
Officer; Mark Cirilli, MissionPoint Capital Partners; Ben Kortlang, Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers; and Zeb
Rice, Angeleno Group.

About Amonix

Amonix is the recognized leader in designing and manufacturing concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar power
systems that require no water in power production, use land better, and produce more energy per acre than any
other solar technology. With the longest track record of real-world CPV deployments in the industry, Amonix is
proven to be the best choice for solar power systems in sunny and dry climates. Amonix is headquartered in Seal
Beach, California. For more information, visit http://www.amonix.com.

Contacts
For Amonix, Inc.
Rob Wyse, 212-920-1470
rob@WT221.com
or
Aaron Berger, 917-355-8959
aaron@wt221.com

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