Advanced Energy Appoints Fiona Wood Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Jan 09, 2006, 00:00 ET from Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.

    FORT COLLINS, Colo., Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Energy
 Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:   AEIS) today announced the appointment of Fiona Wood
 as senior vice president of human resources. Ms. Wood will report directly to
 Dr. Hans Betz, president and chief executive officer of Advanced Energy.
     Dr. Betz said, "Fiona's extensive background as a global human resources
 executive and business leader will enhance our strategic human resources
 initiatives. Her experience spans a diverse group of industries, including the
 dynamic high-tech manufacturing environment. She has a demonstrated track
 record in leading successful global human resources programs tied to
 objectives that attract and retain key talent, and will be a valuable addition
 to our management team."
     Ms. Wood brings to Advanced Energy a twenty-year background as a global
 human resources executive and business leader.  Most recently, she founded and
 served as president for Brampton Consulting, LLC, a small practice focused on
 leadership development coaching.  Immediately prior, Ms. Wood served in a
 number of senior human resources positions within a division of McKesson
 Corporation, including vice president and senior vice president.  Before her
 career at McKesson, she was vice president of human resources at Somatogen
 (now Baxter International), and earlier, vice president of human resources for
 The BOC Group.
     About Advanced Energy
     Advanced Energy is a global leader in the development and support of
 technologies critical to high-technology, high-growth manufacturing processes
 used in the production of semiconductors, flat panel displays, data storage
 products, solar cells, architectural glass, and other advanced product
     Leveraging a diverse product portfolio and technology leadership, Advanced
 Energy creates solutions that maximize process impact, improve productivity
 and lower the cost of ownership for its customers. This portfolio includes a
 comprehensive line of technology solutions in power, flow, thermal management,
 and plasma and ion beam sources for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
 and end-users around the world.
     Advanced Energy operates in regional centers in North America, Asia and
 Europe and offers global sales and support through direct offices,
 representatives and distributors. Founded in 1981, Advanced Energy is a
 publicly held company traded on the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol
 AEIS. For more information, please visit our corporate website: .

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