Maxwell Technologies Appoints Michael Finger Senior Vice President Of Global Sales

"Michael's extensive international sales and management experience, including 15 years focusing primarily on the automotive industry, gives him excellent credentials to energize our global sales organization"

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2015 -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Michael Finger has joined the company as senior vice president of global sales.

Immediately prior to joining Maxwell, Finger was vice president, global sales and marketing, for TT Electronics, a global electronics company supplying components and services to the world's leading manufacturers in the transportation, industrial, aerospace, defense and medical markets. Previously, he held a series of senior sales and management positions with Hella KGaA Huek & Co., a global tier-1 supplier of lighting technology and electronic products for the automobile industry. He holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Applied Science in Aachen, Germany.

"Michael's extensive international sales and management experience, including 15 years focusing primarily on the automotive industry, gives him excellent credentials to energize our global sales organization," said Dr. Franz Fink, Maxwell's president and CEO. "We will look to him to lead and build a market-focused, customer-centric, sales team to continue driving sales growth with existing customers and expand our customer base in the U.S., Europe and Asia."

"I am excited to join Maxwell's management team in leveraging the company's world-class energy storage technology and operational capabilities to deliver differentiating solutions for a variety of global transportation and energy grid applications to address the challenges of meeting escalating worldwide energy demand while reducing harmful emissions," Finger said.

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About Maxwell: Maxwell is a global leader in the development and manufacture of innovative, cost-effective energy storage and power delivery solutions. Our ultracapacitor products provide safe and reliable power solutions for applications in consumer and industrial electronics, transportation and telecommunications. Our high-voltage grading and coupling capacitors help to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy. Our radiation-mitigated microelectronic products include power modules, memory modules and single board computers that incorporate powerful commercial silicon for superior performance and high reliability in aerospace applications. For more information, please visit our website:

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