Echelon Corporation Adds Robyn Denholm, CFO of Juniper Networks, to Board of Directors

Tue Feb 19, 2008 9:00am EST

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SAN JOSE, Calif.--(Business Wire)--
Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ: ELON), a leading provider of
networking technology that is used to manage and reduce energy
consumption, today announced that Robyn Denholm has joined Echelon's
Board of Directors. Denholm, who is currently the Chief Financial
Officer of Juniper Networks, has also been appointed to the Audit
Committee of the Board.

   "We're extremely pleased to have Robyn join our Board," said Ken
Oshman, Echelon's CEO and chairman. "She brings deep experience in
business and finance, further strengthening our board and audit
committee."

   "As energy costs rise and concerns about global warming increase,
there is a growing importance and opportunity for the products and
technologies that Echelon and its customers bring to market," said
Denholm. "I am honored to be joining such an accomplished board and
look forward to working with them."

   Prior to joining Juniper Networks in August 2007, Denholm served
as senior vice president, Corporate Strategic Planning at Sun
Microsystems. In that role, she was responsible for Sun's corporate
operating system and global sales and service administration function
and she served as the leader of Sun's business transformation
initiative. Denholm joined Sun in 1996 and served in executive
assignments that included senior vice president, Finance; vice
president and corporate controller (Chief Accounting Officer); vice
president, Finance; service division, director, Shared Financial
Services APAC and Controller, Australia/New Zealand.

   Prior to joining Sun, Denholm served at Toyota Motor Corporation
Australia and at Arthur Andersen and Company in various finance
assignments. Denholm is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Australia and holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics
from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Commerce from the
University of New South Wales.

   About Echelon Corporation

   Echelon Corporation (NASDAQ:ELON) is a networking company that
provides products and systems that can monitor and save energy, lower
costs, improve productivity and enhance service, quality, safety and
convenience by networking together everyday devices in utility,
building, industrial, transportation and home control systems. Tens of
millions of smart devices based on Echelon's LonWorks(R) products and
Networked Energy Services systems are in use around the world today
bringing benefits to consumers and industry. More information about
Echelon can be found at http://www.echelon.com.

   Echelon, LonWorks, and the Echelon logo are registered trademarks
of Echelon Corporation registered in the United States and other
countries. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the
trademarks of their respective owners.

Echelon Corporation
Julia O'Shaughnessy, +1-408-938-5357
julia@echelon.com
or
Atomic Public Relations
Allyson Stinchfield, +1-415-402-0230
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