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Veteran Director Appointed Chairman of General Fusion GlobeNewswire August 13, 2020 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, General Fusion announced the appointment of Klaas de Boer as Chairman of its Board of Directors. This appointment coincides with the arrival of new institutional investors backing the Company’s program to commercialize practical fusion energy. This program includes constructing a Fusion Demonstration Plant, which will showcase General Fusion’s technology in power plant scale conditions. A member of the General Fusion Board for the past 11 years, Mr. de Boer was the clear choice to become the Company’s new Chairman. He has more than 20 years of venture capital experience spanning Europe, North America and the Middle East. He is currently Managing Partner of Entrepreneurs Fund, where he has fostered the growth of a wide array of investments, including participating in the first venture capital financing of General Fusion in 2009.