Bel Announces Management Promotions
Jersey City, N.J. — Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) today announced the promotions of Dennis Ackerman to President of Bel Power Solutions, and Peter Bittner to President of Bel Connectivity Solutions.
Daniel Bernstein, Bel’s President and CEO, said, “Bel is fortunate to have two such talented and dedicated executives to take chargeThe amount of electricity present upon the capacitor’s plates. Also, the act of forcing of electrons onto the capacitor’s plates. See CoulombA coulomb is the unit of electric charge. It is named after Charles-Augustin de Coulomb.1 coulomb is the amount of electric charge transported by a current of 1 ampere in 1 second. It can also be defined in terms of capacitance and voltage, where one coulomb is defined as one farad of capacitance times one volt of electric potential difference.. of our Power Solutions and Connectivity Solutions businesses during this period of rapid growth for our Company. These well-earned promotions reflect the significant contributions Dennis and Pete have made to the success of Bel’s growth strategy.
“Dennis Ackerman has guided the recent development and integration of our Power business, most significantly since our acquisition of Power One last year. Under Dennis’s leadership, Bel Power is reestablishing itself in key markets, and has dramatically improved the quality, service and delivery performance of our manufacturing facilities in China in just the past few months. Our customers are responding positively to the gains Dennis has helped achieve. With Dennis at the helm, we see a bright future for Bel Power Solutions.
“Pete Bittner played an indispensable role in the restructuring of our Cinch Connectors business in the United States, as well as the integration of its sales and marketing team into our global Connectivity Solutions business, formerly Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions, which we also acquired last year. We are confident that Pete will continue to excel with his expanded responsibilities at Bel Connectivity Solutions.”
Dennis Ackerman, 52 years old, joined Bel in 1986 and has held the positions of Customer Service Manager, Sales Manager, Purchasing Manager and Operations Manager. In 2001, he was named Vice President of Operations. In addition, Mr. Ackerman is currently a director of Dongguan Transpower Electric Products Company Limited. Mr. Ackerman has an MBA degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Peter Bittner, 45 years old, began his career in 1991 at Stewart Connector Systems. He joined Insilco Technologies, Stewart Connector’s parent company, in 1999, serving as Industry Marketing Manager. Following Insilco’s acquisition by Bel in 2003, Mr. Bittner was named General Manager of Stewart Connector. Later, Mr. Bittner assumed responsibility for the acquired Cinch Connector business and the acquired Gigacom Interconnect, Array Connector and Fibreco businesses. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.