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Reading, PA, United States, 2008/06/20 - EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, today announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors.
EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, today announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors. Joseph C. Muscari joined the board on June 12, 2008, and General Robert Magnus, USMC, will join the board on July 18, 2008.
Mr. Muscari has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Minerals Technologies Inc., which is listed on The New York Stock Exchange, since March 2007 and as a director since February 2005. For the prior 37 years, Mr. Muscari worked at Alcoa Inc., where he held a number of executive positions. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from January 2006 to January 1, 2007. Mr. Muscari previously served as Executive Vice President – Alcoa and Group President, Rigid Packaging, Foil and Asia since October 2004. He had been an Executive Vice President of Alcoa since 2002, when he had responsibility for Alcoa’s businesses in Asia and Latin America. Mr. Muscari received his Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh.
General Magnus, who will be retiring from the United States Marine Corps on July 17, 2008 after over 38 years of distinguished service, has served as the Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps from 2005 to 2008. General Magnus’ operational assignments included Commander, Marine Corps Air Bases Western Area and Deputy Commander, Marine Forces Pacific. General Magnus’ staff assignments included Chief, Logistics Readiness Center, Joint Staff; Executive Assistant to the Director of the Joint Staff; Head, Aviation Plans and Programs Branch; Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Aviation; Assistant Deputy Commandant for Plans, Policies and Operations; and Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources. General Magnus received his Bachelor of Arts in history from the University of Virginia and his Master of Business Administration from Strayer College. His formal military education included Naval Aviator Training, U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and the National War College. General Magnus’ personal decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, and Navy Achievement Medal.
“These gentlemen bring a wealth of experience to our board of directors,” said John Craig, chairman, president and chief executive officer of EnerSys. “I welcome them to our board and look forward to working with them.”
For more information, please contact Richard Zuidema, Executive Vice President, EnerSys, P.O. Box 14145, Reading, PA 19612-4145. T: 800-538-3627.
EnerSys, the world leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures, distributes and services reserve power and motive power batteries, chargers, power equipment, and battery accessories to customers worldwide. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunications and utility industries, uninterruptible power suppliers, and numerous applications requiring standby power. Motive power batteries are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. The Company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.