ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB) announced today that, Steven A. Seeker, Chief Operating Officer of the Company, announced his retirement. In connection with his retirement, the Company has entered into agreement with Mr. Seeker that employment with the Company will end effective June 30, 2010 and that prior to such retirement, Mr. Seeker will be on a paid leave of absence from the Company.
Eric Apfelbach, ZBB Energy’s Chief Executive Officer said, “On behalf of the board and senior management team, I want to thank Steve for his many contributions over the past four years. He has helped us to position the company for long-term success and we wish him well in his future endeavors.”
Mr. Seeker joined ZBB in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Seeker was Vice President, International Sales and Operations, of Cooper Power Systems. Mr. Seeker held various other executive and non executive positions with Cooper Power and its predecessor company, McGraw-Edison. Mr. Seeker was President of the US National Committee of the International Electrotechnology Commission (IEC) (2000-2005), an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and International Committee member (2000-2005) and a representative on the IEEE Standards Association Board of Governors (2001).
ZBB also announced today that, Scott Scampini, ZBB’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial officer was appointed to the additional position of Executive Vice President Operations. “Scott’s many years of senior management in the plastics manufacturing business will serve him well in his expanded role as we increase production of our ZESS product line,” stated Eric Apfelbach.Further, ZBB announced that Mr. Kevin Dennis was promoted to the position of Vice President Systems Engineering expanding his current role as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. ”Kevin is a valuable member of the ZBB management team and has been instrumental in bringing our new patent pending Power and Energy Control Centre (PECC) to the market. Kevin’s experience in the utility and renewable energy industry has made him an invaluable resource to our technology team; we look forward to his broader role in developing ZBB’s systems business. This promotion is well deserved,” said Eric Apfelbach.