Power-One Announces Addition of Dr. Alexander Levran as Chief Technology Officer

January 04, 2007 by Jeff Shepard

Power-One, Inc. announced that Dr. Alexander Levran has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Most recently, Levran served as CTO of Magnetek, Inc. In his new position, Dr. Levran will oversee the design and technology management functions of Power-One, Inc., including intellectual property, power conversion, and alternative energy.

Bill Yeates, CEO of Power-One, commented, "Alex brings to Power-One a wealth of industry and technical expertise as well as an enviable track record as a widely known and respected expert in the power conversion and management market. His leadership of our ever-expanding global R&D organization, including the recent acquisition of the Italian R&D center, as well as the major expansion of our R&D Center in Slovakia, will help focus and drive the company to new heights while allowing us to continue to innovate in the rapidly changing technology world."

"This is a very exciting opportunity for me and I am pleased to join the Power-One team," said Levran. "I am deeply impressed with the management team and the great technologies that they offer. I look forward to working with all of the people at Power-One and its distinguished customer base. As I look ahead, I hope to bring my expertise in alternative energy and other power conversion areas to help the company further its position as the technology leader in power."