Nuvera Expands Management Team in Support of Strategic Development in 2012

Nuvera announced today the creation of three new positions on its Senior Management Team: VP of Organizational Effectiveness, VP of Product Development and Manufacturing Operations, and VP of Commercial Operations

Nuvera Fuel Cells, leading provider of fuel cell and hydrogen generation products, announced today the creation of three new positions on its Senior Management team: Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, filled by Sandy Pipitone Davis; Vice President of Product Development and Manufacturing Operations, filled by John Gartner; and Vice President of Commercial Operations, filled by Prabhu Rao.

“The leadership team now in place positions Nuvera for a successful implementation of our go-to-market strategy focused on commercial hydrogen products for mobility,” commented Roberto Cordaro, CEO and President of Nuvera Fuel Cells. “This new team has great chemistry with one another, diversity within its members, varied experience, and a shared passion for our business. Their collaboration will accelerate our short term objectives of retailing PowerEdge and PowerTap to the material handling market, while reinforcing the long term path to mobility at large.”

Sandy Pipitone Davis, Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness
Sandy Pipitone Davis was appointed to the position of Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness. This new role was created to allow Sandy to bring her extensive experience in talent management, leadership development, organizational alignment, and employee engagement to Nuvera’s growing team. As the head of the Human Resources group, Sandy will be instrumental in managing Nuvera’s expanding recruitment activities. Prior to working at Nuvera, Sandy amassed over 15 years of leadership experience in human resources at Fidelity Investments, Colgate-Palmolive, and The TJX Companies.

John Gartner, Vice President of Product Development and Manufacturing Operations
John Gartner was appointed to the position of Vice President of Product Development and Manufacturing Operations. This new role will allow John to manage the product life cycle from post-technology development through shipment, ensuring a well manufactured and cost-effective product. John previously held senior management and leadership positions at Plug Power and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, overseeing various business segments, including manufacturing, product engineering, safety and compliance, process engineering, and product assurance.

Prabhu Rao, Vice President of Commercial Operations
Prabhu Rao has been with Nuvera since its inception in 2000 holding a number of different positions, most recently Vice President of Operations. In this role, he successfully led Nuvera through the ISO certification process, resulting in ISO 9001:2008 certification in February 2011. Previously, Prabhu was paramount in developing strategic business relationships between Nuvera and automotive OEMs. In his new role as the Vice President of Commercial Operations, Prabhu will head the Sales and Marketing group as well as the Supply Chain group, allowing for more effective management of the value streams flowing in and out of the company.

Nuvera Fuel Cells is a global leader in the development of fuel cell systems and fuel processors for both end users and OEMs. With offices located in the U.S. and Europe, Nuvera provides clean, safe, and efficient products for industrial vehicles and equipment in addition to furthering the development of power systems for automotive and transportation applications. Visit www.nuvera.com for more information.

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