SPD Technologies Names Colangelo Executive VP

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Larry A. Colangelo has been elected to the new position of executive vice president and chief operating officer at SPD Technologies.

In his new position, Mr. Colangelo will be responsible for directing all manufacturing, quality assurance, engineering and research-anddevelopment functions for SPD Technologies and SPD Switchgear. He will also direct the operations of SPD's subsidiary companies, Henschel Inc., and PacOrd Inc., and will retain responsibilities as chief financial officer of the parent company, reporting to George M. Gordon, president and chief executive officer. Mr. Colangelo has been on the executive staff of SPD Technologies since its formation in 1987 as a result of a management buyout of the former Gould Inc. Systems Protection Division. He had been on the Gould Inc. management staff since 1979, and prior to that held a succession of financial and manufacturing management positions with Rockwell International and RCA's Government Communication Systems Division.

SPD Technologies is one of the nation's largest producers of military circuit breakers and switchgear, and a leader in the development and manufacture of high-reliability shipboard systems as well as ship overhaul and repair services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the company has operations across the nation and serves military markets worldwide.

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