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Zinc8 Energy Solutions appoints lawyer Bernard Pinsky to its board of directors

Zinc8 Energy Solutions (CSE:ZAIR) Inc. said it has appointed Canadian lawyer and long-time community safety advocate Bernard Pinsky, Q.C. to its board of directors effective immediately. Pinsky is currently the chair of the board and a founding director of the Ronald S. Roadburg Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic foundations in British Columbia, the Canadian energy storage company said. “We welcome Bernard back to the company in his new capacity as a member of the board of directors,” Ron MacDonald, president and CEO of Zinc8 said in a statement. “His years of experience with Zinc8, and navigation through the complexities of various securities and business laws, will be a valuable addition of skill sets. I look forward to working with Bernard again as we continue to advance Zinc8 through further growth and commercialization.” READ: Zinc8 Energy Solutions to install a Zinc-Air Energy Storage System in a Queens apartment complex Pinksy practiced law for over 34 years at the law firm of Clark Wilson LLP in Vancouver, where he was a senior partner and the co-head of the Corporate Finance and Securities Group until December 31, 2021. He was lead outside counsel for the company at the time of his retirement from public practice, a role that he has held since November 2019. During his tenure in public practice, Pinsky advised various private and public companies and securities brokerage firms on legal matters related to acquisitions, mergers, takeovers, initial public offerings, financings, cross-border transactions, public and private company regulatory compliance and stock exchange practice. He earned the Best Lawyers in Canada recognition as Best Lawyer for Securities Law annually from 2014 to 2021 and was appointed as British Columbia Queen’s Counsel in recognition of exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession in 2014, Zinc8 noted. “I am excited to join Zinc8’s board (to) help push the company and its products towards commercialization,” commented Pinsky. “The management team has assembled a team of talented individuals and I believe my legal experience will prove beneficial in development of the company’s corporate strategies.” Pinsky has been granted 1,000,000 stock options exercisable at a price of $0.22 for 10 years, Zinc8 said. Zinc8 specializes in flow battery technology that relies on regenerating zinc particles to store and dispatch energy. The technology has fewer supply chain concerns than lithium-ion batteries, and is also scalable at a lower cost than other long-duration technologies. Contact the author at jon.hopkins@proactiveinvestors.com