First Hydrogen appoints Williams as non-executive director

First Hydrogen Corp announces the appointment of Dr Peter Williams as a Non-Executive Director of First Hydrogen UK.

Vancouver, B.C., March 2, 2022 – Vancouver, British Columbia – First Hydrogen Corp. (“FIRST HYDROGEN” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FHYD) (OTC: FHYDF) (FSE: FIT) is pleased to announce it has appointed Dr Peter Williams as a Non-Executive Director of First Hydrogen UK.

His appointment will help grow First Hydrogen’s UK subsidiary, which is focused with delivering the first hydrogen-fuelled and zero-emissions utility vehicles, green hydrogen production and distribution. Peter is currently Group Technology Director and Head of Investor Relations at global chemical company INEOS.

Prior to INEOS, Peter worked at British Petroleum (BP) for more than two decades holding senior positions in business, technology and strategy. He also serves as Non-Executive Director for V-Carbon, a company that is creating a circular economy for carbon fibre and delivers engineered and sustainable carbon fibre solutions for the automotive, aviation and aerospace industries. He also sits on the Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council in the UK. Peter will bring to First Hydrogen his considerable experience of technology built up over 40 years with BP and INEOS.

Nicholas Wrigley, Chairman of First Hydrogen explained: “We’re delighted to welcome Peter on board and know he will be a fantastic asset to our team. As a trained chemist and material scientist he brings great insight on improving the use of hydrogen and sustainable materials, particularly in the automotive sector.  His expertise will prove particularly invaluable as we develop the first hydrogen-fuelled commercial fleet vehicles and refuelling solutions. The First Hydrogen team is also assessing the viability of green hydrogen production in the UK and elsewhere to be able to provide its mobility customers with a full service, to include the fuel.”

Peter Williams, Non-Executive Director of First Hydrogen UK, said: “I’m delighted to join such a forward-looking company as it develops the potential of hydrogen for transportation. Successfully switching to zero-emissions fuels will help us to dramatically cut carbon and is an important component of the drive to a climate neutral economy.”

About First Hydrogen Corp.

First Hydrogen Corp. is a Vancouver and London UK-based company focused on zero-emission vehicles and supercritical carbon dioxide extractor systems. The company is designing and developing a hydrogen-fuel-cell-powered light commercial demonstrator vehicle under two agreements with AVL Powertrain and Ballard Power Systems Inc.  The LCV will have a range of 500+ kilometres.  First Hydrogen is developing refueling capability working with FEV Consulting GmbH, the internal automotive consultancy of FEV Group of Aachen Germany.

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