Proton Names Larry Sweet to New COO Position

May 14, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

Proton Energy Systems Inc. (Rocky Hill, CT) announced the appointment of Larry Sweet to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Sweet has overall responsibility for research, product development, manufacturing, commercial sales and new business development, as well as for ensuring quality and productivity at Proton's new facility currently under construction in Wallingford, CT.

President and CEO Walter Schroeder noted, "Larry brings a perfect background of knowledge and experience to Proton. He has proven ability to nurture and mentor early-stage product development. He also has proven ability to drive new products into commercialization, based on his 20-years experience in industrial products. We will all benefit from the strength that Larry brings to Proton's management team."