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ClearSign Combustion Corporation Appoints Susanne Meline to Board of Directors


SEATTLE, March 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearSign Combustion Corporation (Nasdaq: CLIR) ("ClearSign" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in industrial combustion technologies that reduce emissions and improve efficiency, announces the appointment of Susanne Meline to the company's board of directors.  In accordance with the Company's bylaws, ClearSign increased the number of directors from four to five and appointed Ms. Meline to fill the vacancy. Ms. Meline accepted the position on February 9, 2018.

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"We are excited to have Susanne join our Board," said Steve Pirnat, Chairman and CEO of ClearSign. "Susanne brings a diverse background of capital markets experience and law.  Susanne will be able to provide leadership and insight from her experience in fund management, analysis and banking as well as her time in corporate legal including M&A.  We look forward to her input and perspective as ClearSign continues on our path to greater commercialization."   

Ms. Meline is a specialist in both finance and law having worked for many years with both public and privately held companies in all stages of their life cycles.  She has held positions as a lawyer, investment banker, board member and investor. Susanne co-founded Francis Capital Management, a value-based investment advisor, where she continues to specialize in small cap stocks. Ms. Meline is an experienced legal professional, having worked with Jones Day -  an international law firm that provides corporate legal advisory services across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions. She previously worked as an investment banker with Houlihan Lokey, a global investment bank serving corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide. Susanne is a Certified Director through the UCLA Anderson School of Management and a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Meline received a B.A in political science from UCLA, and a J.D. from the UC Hastings College of the Law. She served on the board of directors of Finomial Corporation, a Series B stage FinTech company, until 2018 at which time she transitioned to her current role as a Series A board observer.

About ClearSign Combustion Corporation

ClearSign Combustion Corporation designs and develops products and technologies for the purpose of improving key performance characteristics of combustion systems, including emissions and operational performance, energy efficiency and overall cost-effectiveness. Our patented Duplex™, Duplex Plug & Play™ and Electrodynamic Combustion Control™ platform technologies enhance the performance of combustion systems in a broad range of markets, including the energy (upstream oil production and down-stream refining), commercial/industrial boiler, chemical, petrochemical, and power industries. For more information, please visit

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