Joseph Cargnelli is the Chief Technology Officer, Director of Hydrogenics Corporation. Joseph Cargnelli is one of our founders and served as a director from January 1996 to January 2005, when he resigned in connection with the closing of the Stuart Energy acquisition. Mr. Cargnelli was re-elected at the meeting of shareholders on May 17, 2005. Mr. Cargnelli served as our Treasurer from January 1996 until July 2000. Mr. Cargnelli was appointed as our Vice President, Technology in July 2000. His title was changed to Chief Technology Officer in April 2003. Mr. Cargnelli earned both a Masters of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto. From April 1992 to April 1993, Mr. Cargnelli served as a Research Engineer with the Laboratory of Advanced Concepts in Energy Conversion Inc., a laboratory engaged in the research, development and demonstration of alkaline fuel cells and hydrogen storage methods. Mr. Cargnelli is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario. Mr. Cargnelli resides in Ontario, Canada.