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Victor M. Koelsch
Victor M. Koelsch President and Chief Executive Officer

Victor M. (Vic) Koelsch is President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets. With over 30 years of experience in worldwide industrial and technology businesses, Mr. Koelsch joined Exide in 2015 from the Michelin Group. His tenure at Michelin spanned nearly 15 years serving in multiple senior leadership roles including Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for Michelin North America; President, Michelin Worldwide Original Equipment; and Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer. Prior to his time with the Michelin Group, Mr. Koelsch held various senior management positions in sales, operations and program management with IBM, Compaq Computer Corporation and Boston Scientific. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Oklahoma and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Houston.

Tony Genito
Tony Genito Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Tony Genito is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets. Mr. Genito directs the global Finance and Internal Audit functions for Exide and also provides advice and support to the Audit Committee for the Board of Directors of Exide. Mr. Genito joined Exide in 2015 bringing more than 35 years of financial and executive leadership experience, with expertise in international operations and a deep commitment to identifying and executing on long-term financial priorities and objectives. Prior to joining Exide, Mr. Genito served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer at Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. Mr. Genito served at Schering-Plough Corporation in various financial management positions and began his career at Deloitte & Touche. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Mercy College and a Master of Business Administration from Pace University.

Brad S. Kalter
Brad S. Kalter Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Brad S. Kalter is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets and is responsible for corporate governance, SEC compliance, subsidiary management, contract management and the intellectual property portfolio. Mr. Kalter has more than 20 years of experience as a practicing attorney, the last 12 working at Exide. He has also served as Exide's Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2009 and as Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since 2006. He started his Exide career in 2003 as an Assistant General Counsel. Prior to joining Exide, Mr. Kalter served as General Counsel at Cotton States Insurance Group and began his career in private practice serving a variety of clients. Mr. Kalter is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communications.

Michael Ostermann
Michael Ostermann Executive Vice President and President, Exide EMEA

Michael Ostermann is Executive Vice President and President, Exide EMEA for Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets and is responsible for leading Transportation and Industrial operations in EMEA and is responsible, on a temporary basis, for Exide’s Asia Pacific operations. Mr. Ostermann joined Exide in 2009 and bringing a broad range of automotive industry and operations experience toExide. He joined Exide from Frauenthal Holding AG, where he served in a number of capacities, including Management Board Member and Managing Director with full divisional responsibility for the Company's Automotive Components sector. Prior to his three years at Frauenthal, he held a number of positions at Styria. Mr. Ostermann holds a Machine Construction Degree with a focus on manufacturing technology and a Diplom-Ingenieur from Fachhochschule (University of Applied Sciences) in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Ted Becker is Executive Vice President and President, Exide Americas
Ted Becker Executive Vice President and President, Exide Americas

Ted Becker is Executive Vice President and President, Exide Americas for Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets and is responsible for leading the Transportation and Industrial operations for the Americas. Mr. Becker, appointed to his current role in June 2017, joined Exide in 2015 in the position of Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Service for Exide Americas. Prior to Exide, he spent more than 20 years with the Michelin Group where he served in a variety of positions including Vice President of Marketing for the  commercial tire business unit  and Director of Sales for the commercial tire and passenger tire business units.  Mr. Becker is a graduate of Clemson University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master of Business Administration degree.

Tim Rehg
Tim Rehg Senior Vice President, Product and Process Engineering

Tim Rehg is Senior Vice President, Product and Process Engineering of Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets and is responsible for global product and process engineering strategy and its deployment globally. Mr. Rehg has more than 25 years of experience in leadership, engineering and innovation for product definition, introduction, launch, marketing and lifecycle strategy as well as platform profitability and market penetration. Mr. Rehg joined Exide in 2016 from General Electric (GE) Power and Water where he held leadership positions in Six Sigma, Quality, Product Management, Engineering and Technology. Prior to GE, Tim worked for Allied Signal/Honeywell as a Technology Program Manager. Tim holds an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Davis. He has been awarded 14 patents and numerous awards for his technical and leadership achievements.

Daniel Royer
Daniel Royer Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Planning

Daniel Royer is Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain Planning of Exide Technologies and is responsible for global manufacturing and supply chain strategy and its deployment globally.  Mr. Royer has more than 25 years of experience in leading quality, lean, manufacturing and supply chain planning initiatives at Exide. He joined Exide in 1992 and most recently served as the Vice President, Operations in EMEA from 2013-2017. Mr. Royer held various Director level roles within Exide, EMEA from 2000-2013 leading Supply Chain, Logistics, Lean Service and Plant operations.  Prior to Exide, he was a Quality Consultant for Apave. Mr. Royer holds an Engineer Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Quality oriented from Compiègne UT.

Wendy Henderson
Wendy Henderson Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Wendy Henderson is Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets and is responsible for directing Human Resources activities across Exide’s worldwide operations including the areas of talent management, leadership and organizational development, compensation and benefits as well as employee relations. Ms. Henderson joined Exide in 2016 from AGL Resources where she served as Vice President, Human Resources and Vice President, Total Rewards during her tenure with the Company. Prior to her time with AGL Resources, Ms. Henderson held various senior management positions in human resources and total rewards with The Wendy’s Company, Arby’s Restaurant Group, and RTM Restaurant Group. She earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Risk Management from the University of Georgia and holds a Master of Science in Business from Georgia State University.

Sean Burke
Sean Burke Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer

Sean Burke is Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Digital Officer of Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions and leads the Exide global Information Technology (IT) team, driving digitization of functional processes, customer integration and product offerings. He is responsible for global infrastructure services including data centers, wide area networks, and the end user workplace environment and IT security. Mr. Burke joined Exide in 2016 and brings more than 20 years of experience in developing and implementing long-term business and IT strategies on a global basis. He joined Exide Technologies from the Michelin Group, where he served from 2013 to 2016 as Chief Technology Officer. Prior to Michelin, Mr. Burke served as Chief Technology Officer for LaFarge S.A. From 1999 to 2008, he served as Chief Information Officer for the international pharmaceutical company Galderma S.A. Mr. Burke holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Physics from the University of Surrey, in the UK. 

Barbara Hatcher, Senior Vice President
Barbara A. Hatcher Senior Vice President and Chief Administration Officer

Barbara A. Hatcher is Senior Vice President and Chief Administration Officer for Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for transportation and industrial markets and is responsible for real estate and facilities management, enterprise risk management, security as well as economic development and public relations globally. Ms. Hatcher has 30 years of experience in corporate legal practice and 20 of it in the battery manufacturing and distribution industry. Ms. Hatcher joined Exide in 2000 through its acquisition of GNB Technologies Inc., where she was Vice President and General Counsel and has most recently served as Exide’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel from 2006 to 2016. Prior to Exide, Ms. Hatcher was Assistant General Counsel of Burlington Industries, Inc. and also employed by the Washington D.C. law firm of Squire, Sanders and Dempsey. Ms. Hatcher is a 1980 graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, and a 1977 graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Journalism.