SOURCE: EPOD International Inc.

March 17, 2006 09:30 ET

EPOD Announces New CFO

RENO, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 17, 2006 -- EPOD International Inc. (the "Company", "EPOD") (OTC BB: EPOI) (Frankfurt: EDU) announces the Company has appointed a new chief financial officer.

EPOD is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Frank A. Wisehart, CPA, CVA, CFE, as the Company's new chief financial officer, effective March 31, 2006. As a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a former auditor for Ernst & Young, LLP, Mr. Wisehart brings to EPOD extensive accounting and corporate finance-related experience. Mr. Wisehart is the founder and current president of Wisehart & Wisehart, Inc., a specialized accounting firm whose clients include Merrill Lynch, New York, and Cerberus Capital Partners, New York.

A published and sought after instructor and lecturer, Mr. Wisehart is a welcome addition to EPOD's management team. Mr. Wisehart will succeed Mr. George Drazenovic, who will remain with the Company until the filing of EPOD's year-end statements and to allow for a smooth transition. Mr. Wisehart's C.V. may be viewed by the visiting the Company's website or via the following link: www.epodinc.com/WisehartCV.pdf.

L. Mark Roseborough
President
EPOD International Inc.

"Safe Harbor" statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements about EPOD's future expectations, including future revenue, earnings, and transactions, as well as all other statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. EPOD intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbors created thereby. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that are detailed from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, the Company's 10-KSB for year ended December 31, 2004 filed on or about March 30, 2005, and incorporated herein by reference.

About EPOD: EPOD International Inc. is a leader in the development of advanced energy management technologies with real-world market applications. The Company's patent-pending 'Energy Pod' technology manages and manipulates electrical energy such that utilization of DC-electric battery power becomes significantly more efficient. EPOD's patent-pending and proprietary technologies are applicable to a wide variety of industries and applications, and are available through licensed OEM's and directly to end-users.

The Company's filings, including current financial reports, can be accessed through the EDGAR database at www.sec.gov.

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