EaglePicher Technologies Names David Roller Director of Lithium Ion and Battery Charger Sales
16th August, 2007
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of batteries, battery chargers, and energetic devices for the defense, space and commercial industries, announced today that David Roller has joined the company as director of sales, lithium-ion batteries and battery charger business.
In this position, Mr. Roller will direct the sales activities for the lithium-ion battery and battery charger divisions. EaglePicher Technologies' lithium-ion business has achieved significant growth in recent years, marked by a new 24,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility in Joplin, MO. The new facility develops lithium-ion cells and batteries for military, aircraft, railcar, and a variety of other high-end industrial applications. The company's battery charger division is positioned for growth as it expands its capabilities for military and commercial aviation applications including a new universal and portable charger with pulse charging capabilities.
"I am pleased to welcome David to the EaglePicher Technologies team," said Ron Nowlin, vice president and general manager. "His technical expertise and industry knowledge will be great assets as we continue to aggressively grow our lithium ion and battery charger businesses."
Mr. Roller joins EaglePicher Technologies with more than 18 years of sales, marketing and program management experience in the defense and space industries. Most recently, he was director of defense sales at Saft America. Before joining Saft America, Mr. Roller spent 15 years in marketing and technical positions of increasing responsibility at Alliant Techsystems, Inc. (formerly Honeywell Defense Systems).
Mr. Roller holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and a master's degree in mechanical engineering, both from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, is the leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, space and commercial industries, and provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. EaglePicher Technologies offers a wide range of battery technology including thermal, nickel hydrogen, lithium carbonmonofluoride, lithium thionyl chloride, lithium manganese dioxide, lithium sulfur dioxide, lithium ion, reserve lithium oxyhalide, custom battery assemblies and silver zinc batteries. They also provide other energy products and pyrotechnic devices for the defense industry, as well as advanced battery chargers and other power solutions for business, industrial and recreational applications. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, Mo.
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