NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – December 10, 2019 – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (CLNE) (“Clean Energy” or the “company”) today announced that Lizabeth Ardisana has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective immediately.
“As a highly respected and seasoned executive with valuable experience in the alternative fuels industry, we look forward to Lizabeth’s engagement and assistance in guiding our objectives,” said Clean Energy Board of Directors Chairman Stephen Scully. “We are fortunate to have her join us and I am confident that she is going to make an important and positive impact on our company.”
Ms. Ardisana, 68, is the chief executive officer and the principal owner of the firm ASG Renaissance, a technical and communication services firm, which she founded in 1987. In this capacity, she has worked with Ford Motor Company and other vehicle manufacturers on their alternative fuel initiatives, including converting vehicles to natural gas. She is also chief executive officer of Performance Driven Workforce, a scheduling and staffing firm that was founded in 2015 in Michigan and has since expanded into five states.
“I am excited about joining the Clean Energy Board of Directors and making a contribution to this impressive company,” stated Ms. Ardisana. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow directors and company management to advance natural gas as a clean, alternative transportation fuel.”
An active business and civic leader in Michigan, Ms. Ardisana has held numerous leadership positions in a variety of non-profit organizations, including the United Way for Southeastern Michigan (where she currently serves as chair). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Texas, a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Detroit.
About Clean Energy
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. is the leading provider of natural gas fuel and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel for transportation in the United States and Canada, with a network of approximately 540 stations across North America that it owns or operates. Clean Energy builds and operates compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) stations and delivers more CNG, LNG and RNG vehicle fuel than any other company in the United States. Clean Energy sells Redeem™ RNG fuel and believes it is the cleanest transportation fuel commercially available, reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 70%. Clean Energy owns natural gas liquefaction facilities in California and Texas that produce LNG for the transportation and other markets. For more information, visit www.CleanEnergyFuels.com.
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