SOURCE: Lineage Power

Lineage Power

September 28, 2009 10:00 ET

Allen Rozman Named Lineage Power Director of Product Management for Board Mounted Power

ColdWatt Executive to Leverage AT&T, Bell Labs and Lucent Experience

PLANO, TX--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - Lineage Power Corporation, the industry's most experienced provider of intelligent power conversion systems, today announced that Allen Rozman has been named the director of product management for its board mounted power (BMP) division, with global responsibilities for the conception, definition, execution and promotion of DC/DC solutions for OEM partners serving the communications, computing, storage, industrial, medical and military markets. Rozman will be based at the company's Plano, Texas headquarters, reporting to Niklas Fallgren, vice president and general manager for the BMP business unit.

"We are proud to have Allen Rozman rejoin our team," said Niklas Fallgren, vice president and general manager of the Lineage Power BMP business unit. "With more than 30 patented industry innovations, his experience and proven track record of execution will help us drive next-generation product leadership and market share gains."

Prior to joining Lineage Power, Rozman held the position of vice president of engineering for ColdWatt Inc. (acquired by Flextronics), a startup company focused on the design and manufacture of high-efficiency, all-digital AC/DC front-end rectifiers for the redundant, rack mount server market. Rozman is recognized by the power industry as a technology leader, driving product innovation, customer satisfaction, and revenue growth in both publicly and privately held companies.

"I am excited by the new opportunities at Lineage Power," Rozman said. "Our leadership in product size, performance and reliability will be extended through next-generation board mounted power solutions that accelerate time to market for our OEM customers, while reducing risk and lowering costs."

Prior to ColdWatt, Rozman held positions as a technical manager, lead electrical design engineer, and was appointed both Consulting and Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at AT&T, Bell Labs and Lucent Technologies, where he spent 12 years focused on creating and growing the isolated board mounted power product line. He has also worked as a consultant for various clients on intellectual property matters. Rozman earned a BSEE degree from Lehigh University, an MSEE degree from the State University of New York, is a licensed U.S. Patent Agent, and holds 34 patents spanning power electronics circuits, systems and packaging, optical communications, and computer architecture.

About Lineage Power
Lineage Power Corporation, a Gores Group company, traces its heritage to AT&T, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies and Western Electric. Today, the company delivers reliable and intelligent power conversion solutions carrying on the tradition of patented innovation with energy-efficient AC/DC and DC/DC power modules, indoor/outdoor energy systems, and custom power products backed by local field expertise in 25+ locations worldwide. Designed for decades of non-stop operation, the high-availability DC power conversion solutions enable voice, video and data communications while assuring investment protection, total system efficiency, and significantly reduced total cost of ownership. More information about Lineage hardware, software, services and training is available at www.lineagepower.com.

About The Gores Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. The firm combines the operational expertise and detailed due diligence capabilities of a strategic buyer with the seasoned M&A team of a traditional financial buyer. The Gores Group, LLC has become a leading investor having demonstrated over time a reliable track record of creating substantial value in its portfolio companies alongside management. The firm's current private equity fund has committed equity capital of $1.3 billion. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, The Gores Group, LLC maintains offices in Boulder, Colorado and London. For more information, please visit www.gores.com.

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