Applied Nanotech Retains Stybel Peabody for CEO Search

June 6, 2013

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 6, 2013) - Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. ( OTCQB : APNT ) announced that it has retained Stybel Peabody & Associates, a Lincolnshire International Company, to lead the search for the Company's next Chief Executive Officer.

Stybel Peabody is a Boston-based boutique firm specializing in leadership change. Through its relationships with Lincolnshire International and Arbora Global, it has national and worldwide reach. Stybel Peabody has worked with a large number of large cap companies, including 21 of the 100 best employers in the U.S., as identified by Fortune magazine. In addition, Stybel Peabody works with top tier private equity firms on portfolio company leadership change with top R&D companies. The company focuses on filling senior executive positions, as well as providing outplacement services.

"We are thrilled to be working with Applied Nanotech," said Larry Stybel, founding partner of Stybel Peabody. "APNT is a firm with outstanding research talent and strong intellectual property undergoing a strategic transition. It needs a leader with a strong track record of commercialization to take it to the next level."

"We are seeking a seasoned executive who has successfully grown and harvested high tech companies to help take advantage of our tremendous potential," said Dr. Robert Ronstadt, Chairman of the Board of APNT. "We need to grow the Company by accelerating the commercialization of our exciting technologies. We seek a strong leader who can promote sales growth, provide access to strategic partners, and attract the funding we need to create significant shareholder value."

For more information on Stybel Peabody & Associates, visit their website at www.stybelpeabody.com.

About Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc.

Applied Nanotech Holdings, Inc. is a premier research and commercialization organization focused on solving problems at the molecular level. Its team of PhD level scientists and engineers work with companies and other organizations to solve technical impasses and create innovations that will create a competitive advantage. The business model is to license patents and technology to partners that will manufacture and distribute products using the technology. Applied Nanotech has over 300 patents or patents pending. Applied Nanotech's website is http://www.appliednanotech.net.

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