ECD Names James Metzger as Vice Chairman

August 15, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (ECD, Rochester Hills, MI) announced that James Metzger, a board member since July 2000, will join ECD's senior management team as Vice Chairman effective November 1, 2002. Metzger comes to ECD after over 30 years with Texaco Inc. (Westchester, NY).

President and CEO Stanford Ovshinsky and Chairman Robert Stempel stated, "Jim Metzger's technical background and management skills complement the skills and experiences of ECD's team of senior management. As part of ECD's management succession plan, we are pleased to welcome Jim Metzger as vice chairman. With his extensive business acumen and expertise in the energy arena, he brings a wealth of knowledge and will be valuable to the company and our stakeholders as we continue to focus on commercial activities."