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Enablence Announces Appointment of Evan Chen as CEO

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/20/14 -- Enablence Technologies Inc. ("Enablence" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: ENA), a leading supplier of optical components and subsystems for access, metro and long-haul markets, today announced it has appointed Evan Chen as Chief Executive Officer replacing Jacob Sun. Mr. Chen has been the Chief Strategic Officer of Enablence since October 29, 2013 and has significant industry experience, particularly in the area of integrated photonics. Under Mr. Chen's direction, Enablence will continue to leverage its planar lightwave circuit technology as a photonic integration platform, and develop new and innovative products to better serve its customers.

"On behalf of the Enablence Board, I would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank Jacob for his dedication and past service to Enablence," commented Mr. De Jong.

About Enablence Technologies Inc.

Enablence is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures and sells optical components and subsystems to a global customer base. It utilizes its patented technologies, including planar lightwave circuit ("PLC") intellectual property, in the production of an array of photonic components and broadband subsystems that deliver a key portion of the infrastructure for current and next-generation telecommunication systems. The Company's product lines address all three segments of optical networks: access - connecting homes and businesses to the network; metro - communication rings within large cities; and long-haul - linking cities and continents. For more information, visit www.enablence.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements regarding potential financing transactions, settlement arrangements with certain holders of secured subordinated promissory notes, funding of ongoing operations based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions which involve risks and uncertainties associated with our business and the economic environment in which the business operates. All such statements are made pursuant to the 'safe harbour' provisions of, and are intended to be forward-looking statements under, applicable Canadian securities legislation. Any statements contained herein that are statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements require us to make assumptions and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. We caution our readers of this press release not to place undue reliance on our forward looking statements as a number of factors could cause actual results or conditions to differ materially from current expectations. Please refer to the risks set forth in the Company's continuous disclosure documents that can be found on SEDAR www.sedar.com. Enablence does not intend, and disclaims any obligation, except as required by law, to update or revise any forward looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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Contacts:
Enablence Technologies Inc.
Louis De Jong
Chairman
+1 613 656-2850 ext. 0
www.enablence.com

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