C&D Technologies’ Power Electronics Division Appoints New VP of Global Sales and Marketing

May 29, 2006 by Jeff Shepard

C&D Technologies' Power Electronics Division has appointed Tony Abrantes to the position of VP of Global Sales and Marketing. The vacancy was created by the recent appointment of Brian Crowe, the former VP, to the role of General Manager for the company's Tucson/Nogales Business Unit.

A graduate of Boston University, Abrantes will be based at C&D's Mansfield, Massachusetts facility. He has an extensive background in the sales, marketing and management of power electronics products. He also has comprehensive knowledge and experience in the area of power semiconductors. Before joining C&D Technologies, he was employed as a Sales Director for International Rectifier. Prior to that, he held senior level sales positions at both Artesyn Technologies and Power One.

Commenting on the new appointment, William Bachrach, VP and GM, C&D Technologies Power Electronics Division said: "Tony has the experience and knowledge relevant to our power sector that our entire organization will benefit from. With his appointment, our position as a leader in the power conversion marketplace will continue to accelerate."