Exide Technologies Names Troy Temple as Vice President – Motive Power for Company’s GNB Industrial Power DivisionTuesday, May 20, 2014
Exide Technologies (OTCQB: XIDEQ, www.exide.com), a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, today announced that Troy Temple joined the GNB Industrial Power division of the Company as Vice President – Motive Power.
In his new role, Mr. Temple will lead the Motive Power Regional Sales, National Accounts, and OEM teams as well as the Service and Marketing functions – working to develop and implement strategies in growing key market segments. In addition, he will focus on aligning resources to provide the best customer value and opportunities for the target regions.
With more than 25 years of sales and account management experience, Mr. Temple is a strong addition to the Exide team. Prior to joining the Company, he was Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Griffin Pipe Products, a division of Amsted Industries. He also held Vice President of Sales and General Manager positions at Pitney Bowes Inc., and led post-merger restructuring and integration efforts for sales and marketing functions.
Mr. Temple holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Illinois. He and his family reside in Geneva, Illinois.
About Exide Technologies
Exide Technologies, with operations in more than 80 countries, is one of the world’s largest producers and recyclers of lead-acid batteries. The Company’s global business groups 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 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.
GNB Industrial Power, a division of Exide Technologies, is a global leader in motive power battery and charger systems for electric lift trucks and other material handling equipment. With strong manufacturing capabilities in the United States and Europe and a global sales and service reach, the GNB Motive Power team leads the industry with some of the most recognized brands including GNB® FLOODED CLASSIC®, TUBULAR-HP®, ELEMENT®, TUBULAR-LM®, GNB® FUSION™, ELEMENT® GEL, and SONNENSCHEIN®.
These product offerings, based on more than 100 years of technological innovation, have come to realize quality, reliability, performance and excellence across all markets served. As part of Exide Technologies, GNB Industrial Power takes pride in its commitment to a better environment. The Company’s Total Battery Management program – an integrated approach to manufacturing, distributing, and recycling of lead-acid batteries – helps ensure a safe and responsible life cycle for all of its products.View all Industry News