TUCSON, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#licerion--Sion Power, a leading developer of lithium battery technology, announced

today the appointment of Dr. Jeff Britt as Vice President of Operations.

Britt’s responsibilities will include overseeing the company’s

operations and production readiness of its new Licerion®

rechargeable lithium metal battery, which is scheduled to go into

production in late 2018.

“Jeff has a proven track record in management of high tech companies

from R&D stage to manufacturing, which is an excellent fit for Sion’s

Licerion prototype and pilot line manufacturing roadmap,” says Tracy

Kelley, Chief Executive Officer of Sion Power. Kelley goes on to say, “I

am confident that Jeff’s experience will greatly augment our team and

aid on the production readiness of the Licerion product line.”

Prior to joining Sion Power Britt served as Chief Executing Officer of

Global Solar in Tucson, Arizona. Jeff has over 30 years’ experience in

the thin-film photovoltaic (PV) industry, with a concentrated focus on

Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide (CIGS). During his professional career

Britt has held several leadership positions focusing on technology

development to manufacturing, product development, and cost roadmaps.

Britt earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of

South Florida, where he also obtained his Master of Science. Britt also

holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the University of Florida.

About Sion Power

Sion Power® is a privately held company leading the development

of high-energy rechargeable batteries with its Licerion®

rechargeable lithium metal technology for unmanned aerial vehicles

(UAV), military, portable-power, and electric vehicle (EV) applications.

Sion Power’s prestigious team of scientists and engineers are dedicated

to advancing high-energy Licerion battery technology. The company has

more than 160 issued patents, domestic and international, and is

headquartered in Tucson, Arizona. Further information about Sion and its

Licerion technology is available at www.sionpower.com.

Contacts

Sion Power

Angela Kliever, 520-799-7615

Director of Marketing