Exide Announces New Board Chairman and Committee Leadership

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) today announced the resignation of former Board Chairman and Board Member Keith Wandell, effective February 28, 2019.

As part of an ongoing Board continuity and succession planning process, Board Member Tim Vargo, who was named President and Chief Executive Officer in November 2018, subsequently was elected Board Chairman, effective March 1, 2019.

Other Board Committee assignments included: Chuck Harvey as the Compensation Committee Chairman; Jim Spencer as Chairman of the newly formed Manufacturing and Operations Committee; and Mark Barberio as the newly created Finance Committee Chairman.

In his February 28, 2019, letter to members of the Board, Keith Wandell stated that “as you know I have served on the Board of Directors of four companies. To spend more time with my wife, children and growing family, I have decided to limit my Board service going forward. I have thus elected to step off two Boards, Exide being one. Additionally, I will be stepping down as Chairman of the Compensation Committee of a third Board.”

“After nearly four years of service on the Exide Board, I am pleased that the Board, management and investors have an aligned strategic vision for the Company going forward, and I wish Exide Technologies all the best,” continued Wandell.

“On behalf of the Board and the Company, we wish Keith well and look forward to continuing to execute our strategic vision and plans for Exide’s growth,” said Tim Vargo, Chairman, President and CEO.



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