Bob Nelson honoured with International Lead Award at ABC opening ceremony Batteries International

Bob Nelson honoured with International Lead Award at ABC opening ceremony

It’s odd to think some of the heaviest smogs over Los Angeles in the 1970s and 1980s were behind the recent award of the International Lead Award by Bob Nelson,…

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New changes at the top for Exide Batteries International

New changes at the top for Exide

Exide Technologies announced the appointment of three new members of its senior management team in mid-September. The three, who have started, are: Tony Genito, executive vice president and chief financial…

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Former GM battery head becomes LG Chem Power’s chief exec Batteries International

Former GM battery head becomes LG Chem Power’s chief exec

Denise Gray — a well known industry figure for her pioneering work at General Motors on the Chevrolet Volt — became chief executive of LG Chem Power on October 1.…

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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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