Global Thermoelectric Appoints Chief Operating Officer

November 19, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Global Thermoelectric Inc. (Calgary) announced that Peter Garrett has joined the company as COO, reporting to Jim Perry, president and CEO. In his new role, Garrett will be responsible for the commercialization of Global's solid-oxide fuel-cell-based products.

Prior to joining Global, Garrett was vice president of wireless access development for Nortel Networks, where he served as executive leader of an organization of 1,200 hardware, software, and system designers and architects in six laboratories on four continents.

"We are delighted that Peter will be joining the Global team," stated Perry. "Peter has a strong track record of taking leading-edge technology and delivering it to the market in a rapid time frame, which is an excellent match to our goals."