Capstone Turbine Names John Tucker CEO

August 05, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Capstone Turbine Corp. (Chatsworth, CA) announced that it has named John Tucker as its new Chief Executive Officer. Tucker was previously the President and Chief Executive Officer of York International Corp., the President of AlliedSignal Aerospace's Aerospace Equipment Systems business sector, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Daimler Benz Aerospace's Motoren and Turbine Union operations, and the President of AEG-Westinghouse Transportation Systems.

"We are delighted to announce that John Tucker has joined us as the president and chief executive officer and as a director of Capstone," said Eliot Protsch, chairman of the board of Capstone Turbine. "This was a difficult search because we were looking for a unique combination of skills. We saw a number of well-qualified candidates, but John possesses the leadership, experience, market knowledge and business acumen that we were seeking. In addition, he has experience in the microturbine industry. We are very pleased to have Tucker aboard in this role."