DeBartelo Appointed President/CEO of Galaxy Power

April 05, 2004 by Jeff Shepard

Galaxy Power Inc. (Westborough, MA), a manufacturer of micro-controlled power conversion products, announced the appointment of Lou DeBartelo as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. DeBartelo replaces Howard Kaepplein who has retired from his position as President and CEO, but continues in his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Kaepplein was a founder of Galaxy Power in 1993, and has led it through many successful years of profitable growth, during which it has become a technology leader in high-current, high-density, dc-dc converters. DeBartelo has a long and successful history in the power conversion industry, having previously served as CEO of EOS Corp. and, prior to that, President of North America for Artesyn Technologies.