H Power Appoints Dudley Wass to COO PositionJune 18, 2001 by Jeff Shepard
H Power Corp. (Clifton, NJ) announced the appointment of Dudley Wass to the position of COO. As COO, Wass will be primarily responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations of the company as it moves toward commercialization of its PEM fuel cell systems. Wass joins H Power from Visteon Corp. (Dearborn, MI), where he served as director of its distributed power-generation business unit.
CEO H. Frank Gibbard of H Power commented, “Dudley brings to H Power more than 30 years of valuable industry-related experience in operating and commercial manufacturing. I strongly believe that Dudley assumes the COO position at a critical juncture in our development where he can leverage his impressive skill sets acquired during his extensive career in manufacturing and plant management for the benefit of H Power. Given our long-term goals of large-scale commercialization of fuel cell systems, Dudley will be an integral driver of this process. We look forward to his immediate impact on our plant operations as we grow H Power’s infrastructure to meet the increasing global demand for fuel cell systems.”