Hyperdynamics Appoints Zeidman to Board of Directors

Hyperdynamics announced that Fred S. Zeidman has been appointed to its Board of Directors.

Mr. Zeidman, age 63, currently serves as Vice Chairman of Corporate Strategies, Inc. and the University of Texas Health Science System, Chairman of the Board of SulphCo Inc., Chief Restructuring Officer of Transmeridian Exploration, Inc. and Bankruptcy Trustee of AremisSoft Corp. Mr. Zeidman also serves on the Board of Compact Power, Inc. in Ft Mill., SC. and Prosperity Bank in Houston.

Mr. Zeidman is currently serving his second term as Chairman of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, a position to which he was appointed by President George W. Bush in March 2002. He is also a Senior Director Governmental Affairs Ogilvy Government Relations in Washington, DC.

Ray Leonard, Hyperdynamics' Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Fred is a prominent energy expert and has the financial background and expertise to advise a growing company like Hyperdynamics. He has proven to be an innovative leader in each of his roles, and we welcome the valuable perspective and insight he will add to our organization. Fred is an excellent addition to our Board and we look forward to working with a person of his qualifications, experience and reputation."