ALABC restructuring approved by members Batteries International

ALABC restructuring approved by members

A re-organization plan approved by senior committees at the International Lead Association and the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium was approved by ALABC members on September 8. The ALABC is…

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EnerSys’ John Craig to retire in the spring, Shaffer to take over 150 150 Batteries International

EnerSys’ John Craig to retire in the spring, Shaffer to take over

EnerSys has confirmed that John Craig, chief executive officer will retire on March 31, 2016. David Shaffer has been named president, chief executive officer and chief operating officer effective the…

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Microporous fills four senior technical and managerial positions, production ramped up for busy start to 2016 Batteries International

Microporous fills four senior technical and managerial positions, production ramped up for busy start to 2016

Microporous, the developer and manufacturer of separators for lead-acid batteries, has made four new additions to its engineering and manufacturing teams. The appointments — Roger Calloway as site manager of…

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New appointments for KPMG as Marshall, Petropoulos step forward Batteries International

New appointments for KPMG as Marshall, Petropoulos step forward

Amy Marshall has joined KPMG as a director in the firm’s power and utilities practice. Marshall joined from Engage Consulting where she was a director of business development, working with…

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Ghislain Lescuyer is new chair of Saft’s management board Batteries International

Ghislain Lescuyer is new chair of Saft’s management board

Ghislain Lescuyer was appointed chairman of the management board of French battery and energy storage systems supplier Saft Group in March and started in May. He takes over from Bruno…

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Digatron appoints China manager Batteries International

Digatron appoints China manager

Digatron Power Electronics, the testing and electronics firm, appointed Karl Sobotka as general manager for Digatron Qingdao China in May. Digatron said the appointment would consolidate its growth in the…

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Skeleton appointments Schenk as COO, then picks Dudek as CTO Batteries International

Skeleton appointments Schenk as COO, then picks Dudek as CTO

Skeleton Technologies, a manufacturer of high-performance ultracapacitors, appointed Volker Dudek as chief technology officer in June. Dudek will be responsible for technology and product development as well as quality control.…

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Julie McClure appointed new EVP for MAC Engineering Batteries International

Julie McClure appointed new EVP for MAC Engineering

Julie McClure was appointed the new executive vice president for MAC Engineering, the well known supplier of lead acid battery manufacturing equipment, in June. She has a background in management,…

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Whitacre wins Lemelson-MIT prize Batteries International

Whitacre wins Lemelson-MIT prize

Jay Whitacre, a professor of materials science and engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, is the recipient of the 2015 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize. The Lemelson-MIT Prize honours outstanding mid-career inventors improving…

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Exide hires Koelsch as new chief executive Batteries International

Exide hires Koelsch as new chief executive

Exide Technologies has appointed Vic Koelsch as its president and chief executive officer. The appointment became effective on June 22 and follows the acceptance of the restructuring plan for the…

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