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Anaergia appoints Brett Hodson as chief executive officer

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Anaergia's new CEO Mr. Brett Hodson Anaergia

Anaergia Inc. has appointed Mr. Brett Hodson as chief executive officer (CEO) succeeding the company's Founder and Chairman, Dr. Andrew Benedek as CEO. Dr. Benedek will continue to serve as chairman of the company's Board of Directors.

Mr. Hodson brings a wealth of relevant experience to his role at Anaergia. This experience spans a range of businesses and sectors, including building, managing, and leading a portfolio of water, wastewater, and energy infrastructure businesses. He also has experience in the areas of wholesale product distribution, retail services, construction, and manufacturing.

Mr. Hodson was the president and chief executive officer of Corix Infrastructure Inc. (Corix), a utility infrastructure company. Under Mr. Hodson's leadership, Corix grew by more than 10 times in an eight-year period, reaching more than $650 million in revenues and growing assets under management to over $1.5 billion. Following his tenure at Corix, Mr. Hodson founded Sunshine Pier Capital Inc., a consulting and private equity firm.

Mr. Hodson has a master's degree in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a certificate in Liberal Arts from Simon Fraser University.

"I am thrilled to have joined Anaergia and to lead it during its next phase," said Mr. Hodson. "This company has enormous potential, and I am excited to have the opportunity to help build it into the world's leading renewable fuel producer and developer while enhancing value for shareholders. The reason I chose to be a part of this company is because I firmly believe in Anaergia's technical prowess to drive significant positive change for the environment while also meeting or exceeding the expectations of our shareholders."

"Brett's appointment represents a pivotal moment for our company as we chart our path for our next phase of growth," said Dr. Benedek. "I am completely confident in handing over the senior leadership role in the Company to him after having seen him build Corix into a highly profitable water and energy infrastructure company. With Brett Hodson and Andrew Spence, our CFO, on board, we now have a new team with significant infrastructure development experience. As a team, we have agreed together to review all aspects of the business to align with Anaergia's recently announced asset-light strategy and ensure that our financial targets are set correctly under this strategy going forward."

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4210 South Service
Burlington, ON
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