Mike was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer in May 2006. He was appointed a member of the Board of Directors in June 2006. He joined EEI in May 2005 as President and Chief Operating Officer of EEI Technologies, Inc. He has over 35 years experience in the battery industry in various technical, operational and general management roles. His international experience includes transitioning advanced technology products and manufacturing from research and development to commercialization.
Prior to joining Electro Energy, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of EaglePicher Horizon Batteries, LLC, where he directed the start-up of an advanced technology battery facility in Beijing, China. At Johnson Controls, Mike served as an expatriate General Manager of Johnson Controls' South American Battery Operations headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Before that, Mike held several technical, operations and general management positions within Johnson Controls, Exide Corporation, and the Delco Remy Division of General Motors Corporation.
Mike holds a BSChE in chemical engineering from Purdue University and a MBA from Indiana University.