ECD Ovonics Announces Departure of Subhash Dhar

December 01, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Energy Conversion Devices Inc. (ECD, Rochester Hills, MI) announced that the president and chief operating officer of Ovonic Battery Company Inc., Subhash Dhar, has departed ECD Ovonics to pursue other interests, and has vacated his position as president and chief operating officer of Ovonic Battery. Meera Vijan, vice president of manufacturing at Ovonic Battery, will act as the interim president.

Stanford Ovshinsky, president and CEO of ECD Ovonics, and Robert Stempel, chairman of ECD Ovonics, stated, "During his long tenure with ECD Ovonics, Subhash has made many significant contributions to important areas of the company. He played a key role in the development and commercialization of our Ovonic® nickel metal-hydride battery for both consumer and automotive applications, and had a leading role in the development of the Ovonic® regenerative fuel cell technology. We appreciate his outstanding contributions and wish him well in his next endeavors."