Enerpulse Technologies, Inc. Announces Appointments to Board of Directors
ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2015) - Enerpulse Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ENPT) ("Enerpulse") develops and manufactures ultra-high performance, low emissions ignition products. In addition, Enerpulse is commercializing a proprietary plasma spark plug technology called n-PAC®, that significantly improves the performance, fuel efficiency and emissions of internal combustion engines under the brand name Pulstar®. Enerpulse today announced the appointment of three new directors to its Board of Directors. Appointed were F. Henry (Hank) Habicht II, managing partner for SAIL Capital Partners and former COO for the United States Environmental Protection Agency; Craig Porter, founder and President/CEO of The Renaissance Companies; and Ira Greenstein, President of IDT Corporation.
Hank Habicht II currently serves as a managing partner for SAIL Capital Partners and as Chairman of the Board for Enerpulse. His career has included leadership positions at the U.S. Department of Justice as Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Environment and Natural Resources Division, and at the U.S. EPA as COO (Deputy Administrator).
Craig Porter is the founder and President/CEO of The Renaissance Companies, a commercial general construction firm. Craig previously served on Enerpulse's Advisory Committee.
Ira Greenstein has served as President of IDT Corporation since 2001. Since March 2007, Mr. Greenstein has also served as a director of Ohr Pharmaceutical, serves on the Board of Document Security Systems, Inc., is a director of Zedge, Inc. and is on the Board of Advisors of the Columbia Law School Center on Corporate Governance.
"We are very fortunate to have such a talented and independent board that brings a tremendous amount of investment, technological, operational and leadership expertise and experience to the table," said Joseph Gonnella, Chief Executive Officer for Enerpulse Technologies. "I'm confident they will make enormous contributions to support our team to accelerate growth, strengthen our partnerships and corporate governance while assisting in building value for all employees, partners and shareholders as we also seek to uplist."
About ENERPULSE (OTCQB: ENPT)
Enerpulse Technologies, Inc. is a publicly traded company headquartered in Albuquerque, N.M. Founded in 2004; the company develops and manufactures ultra-high performance, low emissions ignition products through the application of pulse power technology. Enerpulse is currently commercializing a proprietary plasma spark plug technology called n-PAC® that significantly improves the performance, fuel efficiency and emissions of internal combustion engines under the brand name Pulstar® to Automotive OEMs, the natural gas engine market and the commercial car and motorcycle aftermarket. Pulstar is available through more than 12,000 store-based retailers and most major internet-based retailers in North America. For more information, visit www.enerpulse.com.
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(July 23, 2015 - 2:00 PM EDT)
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