2.3.2006: Meldung: Exide Technologies: Management Change
Tuesday February 28, 4:57 pm ET
ALPHARETTA, Ga.--Feb. 28, 2006--Exide Technologies reported today that Stuart H. Kupinsky has announced his intention to resign as the Company"s Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective March 10 to accept another position.
"Stuart has been offered a unique opportunity with another company, where he will be serving as its General Counsel. We thank him for his excellent service and for helping to guide Exide through challenging times over the past several years," said Gordon A. Ulsh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Exide Technologies. "Stuart will be missed, and we wish him success in this new endeavor."
Barbara Hatcher, currently the Deputy General Counsel for the Company and former General Counsel of GNB Technologies, will act as General Counsel for Exide. Brad Kalter, currently an Assistant General Counsel for Exide, will assume the Corporate Secretary responsibilities.
Mr. Kupinsky has agreed to work with Exide to help ensure a smooth transition.
About Exide Technologies
Exide Technologies, with operations in 89 countries, is one of the world"s largest producers and recyclers of lead-acid batteries. The Company"s four global business groups - Transportation Americas, Transportation Europe and Rest of World, Industrial Energy Americas and Industrial Energy Europe and Rest of World - provide a comprehensive range of stored electrical energy products and services for industrial and transportation applications.
Transportation markets include original-equipment and aftermarket automotive, heavy-duty truck, agricultural and marine applications, and new technologies for hybrid vehicles and 42-volt automotive applications. Industrial markets include network power applications such as telecommunications systems, electric utilities, railroads, photovoltaic (solar-power related) and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), and motive-power applications including lift trucks, mining and other commercial vehicles.
Further information about Exide, including its financial results, are available at www.exide.com.
Alan Chapple, 678-566-9514
Source: Exide Technologies