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HPEV Announces Siemens Exec and Industry Heavyweight to Join Strategic Advisory Board

08/13/2014 11:00AMSign-up to receive press releases.

‚ÄčWilliam Finley Joins the Board as another Important Step toward HPEV's 2014 Strategic Commercialization Plan

HPEV, Inc., an innovator in energy delivery, efficiency and heat removal technologies, announced today that William Finley has joined its Strategic Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is an integral part of HPEV's overall strategic commercialization plan and Finley will advise the Company with regard to commercialization of its technology in the motors and generators as well as Mobile Generation marketplace.

Mr. Finley has been with Siemens for forty years. He currently serves as the Chief Technology Officer for Siemens Industry, Inc. Drive Technology leading engineering, development and technology which encompasses motors, drives and mechanical drives. Earlier in his career at Siemens, Finley served as the Engineering Manager for Siemens Energy & Automation and the Operations Manager Siemens ANEMA Motor Plant, and Business Unit Manager for NEMA Motors.

"HPEV has an impressive technology platform providing significant advancements in heat removal, creating both a technical and business advantage for its OEM customers over their competitors. This is an energy saving and efficiency improving technology that I expect to create real improvements in our industry," commented Finley. "I'm glad to be a part of something that I expect to be meaningful and impactful to our industry."

Mr. Finley currently serves as Siemens Global Strategic Standards Management Lead for the Americas for Drive Technologies, and Vice Chairman for the NEMA (National Electrical Manufacturers Association) Technical Committee. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of the Technical Advisory Group for Rotating Electrical Machinery (TC2) for the United States National Committee of the IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), Convenor of IEC for standards for Motors & Drive Application (Maintenance Team 9) and the Chairman of both the NEMA International Standardization Committee and CANENA (Council for Harmonization of Electro-technical Standardization of the Nations of the Americas) for Rotating Electric Machinery (THC 02) as well as leading other internationally recognized manufacturing standards organizations.

Finley has had multiple patents issued in design, technology & processes and more than 25 technical papers published with 4 award winning IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) papers. He was the winner of Siemens prestigious Global award of "Innovator of the Year 2011."

Timothy Hassett, HPEV's CEO commented, "We are extremely pleased to have someone of Bill's (William) stature join our Advisory Board. He is a well-known and extremely well respected member of the motors, generators and drives industry, and he will help us tremendously as we proliferate our technology this year and beyond. Shareholders should rightly see this as further confirmation of our technological platform."

Source: EIN Newsdesk


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