Energy Technology Innovator DyneGroup Names Tom Ridge to Board of Advisors

February 2, 2012

Former Governor and Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security now an active BoA member of progressive U.S. Energy Technology company

Gov. Tom RidgeWashington DC, USA—DyneGroup, Inc., a Dallas-based energy technology products and services company, has named Tom Ridge to its Board of Advisors, the company announced today. Ridge, the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and former governor of Pennsylvania, currently serves as president and CEO of Ridge Global, a security and risk management firm headquartered in Washington, DC.

β€œI am delighted to once again align with Secretary Ridge,” said John Bickel, DyneGroup CEO. During his tenure as a senior executive at Corning, Inc., Bickel worked with then- Governor Ridge to build factories and create jobs in Pennsylvania. β€œIn our last collaboration we were able to create over 1,500 U.S. manufacturing jobs and, in this new endeavor, these numbers could easily double with the addition of other technologies that we are actively pursuing in the alternative energy space. Based on past experience and current accomplishments, I know that Secretary Ridge will be an informed and meaningful advisor to our group efforts.”

DyneGroup was formed in 2009 to provide leadership to take new energy technologies from laboratory to market. Its current brand portfolio includes the development of processes that will produce cost-effective anhydrous ammonia through a revolutionary green technology, the production of internal combustion engines that will operate on alternative fuels, and the provision of cost-effective, localized integrated solutions via private electrical power systems and micro-grids.