READING, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries announced that effective today Todd M. Sechrist has been named Senior Vice President - Americas replacing John Shea, Executive Vice President – Americas, who recently retired from his position.
In his new position Sechrist has full responsibility for the Company's reserve power and motive power businesses in the Americas. He reports to John Craig, chairman, president & chief executive officer of EnerSys.
Sechrist joined EnerSys in 1993 serving most recently as Vice President – Reserve Power Sales & Service for the Americas. He has also served as Senior Director – Reserve Power Marketing & Operations and held positions of increasing responsibility within the Company's motive power sales organization. Prior to joining EnerSys Sechrist also held positions with Mobil Oil and Bayer Corporation.
EDITOR'S NOTE: EnerSys, the world leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, chargers, power equipment, and battery accessories to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries are utilized in electric fork trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunications and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring standby power. 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.