Former Apple Computer Executive Joins Advanced Battery Technologies as President

September 10, 2006 by Jeff Shepard

Advanced Battery Technologies, Inc. has hired former Apple Computer executive and China business consultant Christopher Gee as President. Gee will report directly to Advanced Battery's Chairman, Zhiguo Fu. Over the course of his tenure at Apple, Gee managed various high profile IT and business development initiatives including ERP implementation and the expansion of new product sales in consumer and vertical markets. Recently, he served as a Senior Advisor and CTO for China-based biotechnology companies publicly traded in the US.

Gee commented, "I am excited to be joining a company with such cutting edge and innovative battery technology and products that are in increasingly important demand across significant international growth markets such as zero-emission and hybrid vehicles, consumer electronics, communication devices, and industry-specific solutions such as mining and deep-sea exploration. In addition, the company's facilities and operations have the technical personnel and capacity to be a significant player in the market place." Gee will be based in New York and will also have an office at the company's headquarters in Harbin, China.

Chairman Fu commented, "We are very pleased to have Mr. Gee on board as he brings extensive international business experience and a strong technology background that will provide a very positive impact on the company and, most importantly, on our markets."