Heinrich Meyr Joins Board of Directors for Exide Technologies

February 11, 2001 by Jeff Shepard

Exide Technologies (Reading, PA) recently announced that Heinrich Meyr has joined the company's board of directors. Meyr is a professor of electrical engineering at Aachen University of Technology (Aachen, Germany). With a M.S. and Ph.D. from the Eidegenossische Technische Hochschule (Zurich, Switzerland) Meyr has spent more than 12 years in research and development, largely in the telecommunications industry, before joining Aachen University.

Robert A. Lutz, Chairman of the Board at Exide Technologies, stated, “We are extremely pleased that a person of Dr. Meyr's stature has joined our board of directors. His wide-ranging expertise in telecommunications will benefit Exide Technologies greatly, and is indicative of our commitment to serve the global network-communications industry."