SOURCE: Pentadyne Power

September 19, 2007 12:01 ET

Pentadyne Names New VPs of Sales, Marketing

CHATSWORTH, CA--(Marketwire - September 19, 2007) - Pentadyne Power Corporation (www.pentadyne.com), the world's leading commercial manufacturer of clean energy storage systems using advanced composite flywheel technology, announced today that it had named Johnny Gonzales and Keith Field to new vice-presidential positions.

Gonzales was named Vice-President of Sales & Service, Field was appointed Vice-President of Marketing. Both Gonzales and Field were promoted from their current positions at Pentadyne as Directors of Sales and of Marketing, respectively.

"Both Johnny and Keith have performed their respective duties for Pentadyne exceptionally well," said Pentadyne President & CEO Mark McGough. Noting that both new positions are a product of Pentadyne's personnel development efforts, McGough added, "These two individuals have contributed significantly to our growth this year, which we expect will more than double the size of the business."

Gonzales is a 4-year veteran of Pentadyne and "a key person responsible for bookings growth at the company," McGough said. Gonzales will remain directly responsible for existing accounts until those responsibilities are reassigned "as part of our aggressive buildup of the sales force for our next phase of growth," he said. Gonzales has 30 years of experience within the power quality industry, working for both static UPS manufacturers and rotary/flywheel UPS manufacturers, including Hitec and SatCon. Among those companies, he has held positions in applications engineering, senior project management and sales management.

Field was hired as Director of Marketing at Pentadyne in June of 2006. Field was formerly in a similar capacity at microturbine generator manufacturer Capstone Turbine. Prior to directing marketing and communications at Capstone, Field managed product marketing and communications at Clifford Electronics, now a division of consumer electronics manufacturer Directed Electronics.

About Pentadyne Power Corporation

Hundreds of Pentadyne energy storage systems are operating as a part of battery-free UPS solutions at commercial, industrial, hospital and military facilities worldwide. Pentadyne's magnetically levitated carbon fiber flywheels are the world's most energy efficient, using 90% less power than other flywheels. Sold by several of the world's leading UPS manufacturers, Pentadyne systems deliver vastly higher long-term reliability and uptime availability at a fraction of the footprint, weight and cost of hazardous lead-acid UPS batteries. An ISO-9001-certified company, Pentadyne designs and manufactures its environmentally beneficial products at its factory in greater Los Angeles.

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