26.9.2007: Meldung: FuelCell Energy Appoints Two New Directors
DANBURY, Conn., Sep 25, 2007 -- FuelCell Energy, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean power plants using renewable fuels for commercial, industrial, utility and government customers, today announced the appointment of two new directors to its Board of Directors, Glenn H. Epstein, 49, previously Chairman and CEO of Intermagnetics General Corporation, and Richard A. Bromley, 72, recently retired as Vice President -- Law and Government Affairs at AT&T.
"We welcome our newest directors and are looking forward to their counsel," said R. Daniel Brdar. "Both of these gentlemen bring a wealth of experience with them. Glenn Epstein has a depth of experience in operations, strategy and management. Richard Bromley will be a great help with our legislative and regulatory efforts -- all of which are critical as we continue the company"s growth."
Mr. Epstein began his career as an engineer at General Electric before moving to the U.K. to take on progressive management roles with Oxford Instruments plc. He was recruited to Intermagnetics in 1997 as President and COO, took over as CEO in 1999 and was elected Chairman in 2002. Mr. Epstein led Intermagnetics through multiple years of high growth and expansion until negotiating the sale of Intermagnetics to Royal Philips for $1.3 billion last year. He recently left Philips after leading a successful integration of both companies" MR imaging businesses.
Richard Bromley began his career at the law firm of Riddell, Riddell & Williams in Seattle, Washington, before joining AT&T in 1965. During his 38-year career at AT&T, he served as an attorney for Pacific Northwest Bell, Western Electric, Bell Labs, and as a general attorney in AT&T"s New York headquarters. As VP-Law and Government Affairs, Mr. Bromley was responsible for all of AT&T"s legal, regulatory and governmental matters west of the Mississippi. He is a member of the bar in California, New York, Washington, and Oregon, as well as the United State Supreme Court.
About FuelCell Energy Inc.
FuelCell Energy is the world leader in the development and production of stationary fuel cells for commercial, industrial, municipal and utility customers. FuelCell Energy"s ultra-clean and high efficiency DFC(r) fuel cells are generating power at over 50 locations worldwide. The company"s power plants have generated more than 180 million kWh of power using a variety of fuels including renewable wastewater gas, biogas from beer and food processing as well as natural gas and other hydrocarbon fuels. FuelCell Energy has partnerships with major power plant developers, trading companies and power companies around the world. The company also receives substantial funding from the U.S. Department of Energy and other government agencies for the development of leading edge technologies such as hybrid fuel cell/turbine generators and solid oxide fuel cells. For more information please visit our website at www.fuelcellenergy.com.
SOURCE: FuelCell Energy, Inc.
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