Exide Technologies Names Brian Woodworth Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Milton, Ga. – January 10, 2019 – Exide Technologies (www.exide.com), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, announced today the appointment of Brian Woodworth as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. Mr. Woodworth will report to Tim Vargo, President and Chief Executive Officer, and will lead Exide’s Information Technology (IT) team from the Company’s global headquarters in Milton, Ga.

“Exide Technologies is committed to bringing innovation to our batteries and our customers’ experience, both of which are supported by a solid technology infrastructure to run all aspects of our business,” said Tim Vargo, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Brian brings a wealth of experience leading IT in the automotive industry that will be valuable to ensuring the Company’s IT systems run smoothly every day and are continually evolving to meet the future needs of our business.”

Mr. Woodworth has more than 20 years of experience leading technology teams in the automotive retail and distribution industries. During his career he has held Chief Information Officer and IT leadership roles at Phillips Pet Food & Supplies, Inc., Fred’s Inc., TruckPro, CSK Auto and Murray’s Discount Auto Stores.

About Exide Technologies

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.


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