People: FuelCell Energy Inc (FCEL.O)

FCEL.O on Consolidated Issue listed on NASDAQ Global Market

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Rolls

72 2011 Independent Chairman of the Board

Arthur Bottone

53 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Bishop

46 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary

Anthony Rauseo

54 2010 Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President

Christopher Sotos

43 2014 Director

Richard Bromley

79 2007 Independent Director

James England

67 2008 Independent Director

James Gerson

70 1992 Independent Director

William Lawson

80 1988 Independent Director

Togo West

71 2008 Independent Director

Kurt Goddard

VP - Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

John Rolls

Mr. John A. Rolls is Independent Chairman of the Board of FuelCell Energy, Inc., since March 2011. Mr. Rolls was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors in March 2011. He is Managing Partner of Core Capital Group and Principal of Cove Harbor Partners LLC., both of which are private investment partnerships. Previously, he was President and Chief Executive Officer Deutsche Bank North America, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Technologies, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer RCA, Treasurer, Monsanto Company and CFO Monsanto Europe, Brussels Belgium. Among other qualifications, Mr. Rolls has executive leadership experience as President and Chief Executive Officer of a leading global investment bank and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a major public company. Mr. Rolls also has extensive financial expertise and a broad understanding of advanced technologies.

Arthur Bottone

Mr. Arthur A. Bottone is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. Bottone joined FuelCell Energy in February 2010 as Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer and was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer in February 2011. Mr. Bottone’s focus is to accelerate and diversify global revenue growth to achieve profitability by capitalizing on heightened global demand for clean and renewable energy. Mr. Bottone has broad experience in the power generation field including traditional central generation and alternative energy. Prior to joining FuelCell Energy, Mr. Bottone spent 25 years at Ingersoll Rand, a diversified global industrial company, including as President of the Energy Systems business. Mr. Bottone’s qualifications include extensive global business development, technology commercialization, power generation project development as well as acquisition and integration experience. Mr. Bottone received an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1983, and received a Certificate of Professional Development from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in 2004.

Michael Bishop

Mr. Michael S. Bishop, CPA, is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Treasurer, Corporate Secretary of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. Bishop was appointed Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary, and Treasurer in June 2011. He has nearly 20 years of experience in financial operations and management with public high growth technology companies with a focus on capital raising, project finance, debt/treasury management, acquisition integration, strategic planning, internal controls, and organizational development. Since joining the Company in 2003, Mr. Bishop has held a succession of financial leadership roles including Assistant Controller, Corporate Controller and Vice President and Controller. Prior to joining FuelCell Energy, Inc., Mr. Bishop held finance and accounting positions at TranSwitch Corporation, Cyberian Outpost, Inc. and United Technologies, Inc. He is a certified public accountant and began his professional career at McGladrey and Pullen, LLP. Mr. Bishop also served four years in the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Bishop received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Boston University in 1993 and a MBA from the University of Connecticut in 1999.

Anthony Rauseo

Mr. Anthony F. Rauseo is Chief Operating Officer, Senior Vice President of FuelCell Energy Inc. Mr. Rauseo was appointed Chief Operating Officer in July 2010. In this position, Mr. Rauseo has responsibility for closely integrating the manufacturing operations with the supply chain, product development and quality initiatives. Mr. Rauseo is an organizational leader with a strong record of achievement in product development, business development, manufacturing, operations, and customer support. Mr. Rauseo joined the Company in 2005 as Vice President of Engineering and Chief Engineer. Prior to joining Fuel Cell Energy, Mr. Rauseo held a variety of key management positions in manufacturing, quality and engineering including five years with CiDRA Corporation. Prior to joining CiDRA, Mr. Rauseo was with Pratt and Whitney for 17 years where he held various leadership positions in product development, production and customer support of aircraft turbines. Mr. Rauseo received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University in 1983 and received a Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1987.

Christopher Sotos

Mr. Christopher S. Sotos is Director of the Company., effective September 24, 2014. He has served as Senior Vice President-Strategy and Mergers and Acquisitions of NRG (NYSE: NRG) since November 2012 and has served as a Director of NRG Yield (NYSE: NYLD) since May 2013. Prior to his current position, Mr. Sotos served as NRG’s Senior Vice President and Treasurer from March 2008 to September 2012. In this role, he was responsible for all treasury functions, including raising capital, valuation, debt administration and cash management. Mr. Sotos joined NRG in 2004 as a Senior Finance Analyst, following more than nine years in key financial roles within the energy sector and other industries for Houston-based companies such as Koch Capital Markets, Entergy Wholesale Operations and Service Corporation International. Mr. Sotos brings strong financial and accounting skills to the Board as well as power industry expertise.

Richard Bromley

Mr. Richard A. Bromley is Independent Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. Bromley retired as Vice President - Law and Government Affairs at AT&T. During his 38-year career at AT&T, he served as an attorney for Pacific Northwest Bell, Western Electric, Bell Labs, and as a general attorney in AT&T’s New York headquarters. As VP-Law and Government Affairs, Mr. Bromley was responsible for all of AT&T’s legal, regulatory and governmental matters west of the Mississippi. He is a member of the bar in California, New York, Washington, and Oregon, as well as the United States Supreme Court. He is currently engaged in the general practice of law in California. Mr. Bromley brings executive leadership experience and valuable perspective due to his background in law and governmental affairs.

James England

Mr. James Herbert England is Independent Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. England is a Corporate Director and has been the CEO of Stahlman-England Irrigation, Inc. since 2000. Prior to that, Mr. England spent 4 years as Chairman, President and CEO of Sweet Ripe Drinks, Ltd., a fruit beverage company. Prior to that, he spent 18 years at John Labatt Ltd., a $5 billon public company, and served as the company’s CFO from 1990-1993. Mr. England started his career with Arthur Andersen & Co. in Toronto after serving in the Canadian infantry. Mr. England is a director of Enbridge Inc., Enbridge Energy Management, LLC, Enbridge Energy Company, Inc., Midcoast Holdings LLC and is a past member of the board of directors of John Labatt Ltd., Canada Malting Co., Ltd., and the St. Clair Paint and Wallpaper Corporation. Among other qualifications, Mr. England has executive leadership experience including an in-depth understanding of corporate and international finance. He also has a deep insight into the energy industry and the needs, challenges and global opportunities of the Company in particular.

James Gerson

Mr. James D. Gerson is Independent Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. Gerson is a member of the Board of several public and private companies including I-Light Technologies, and Localvox Media, Inc. He is also Chairman of the Board of Evercel, Inc., a holding company. Prior to its 2007 merger with Schneider Electric, Mr. Gerson served as a Director of American Power Conversion Corp. Mr. Gerson was previously a Vice President of Fahnestock & Co., Inc. (now Oppenheimer & Co.), where he held a variety of positions in corporate finance, research and portfolio management. Among other qualifications, Mr. Gerson brings senior leadership experience, including a substantial understanding of capital markets and asset management, and an understanding of technology industries.

William Lawson

Mr. William A. Lawson is Independent Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. Lawson was the Chairman of the Board of Newcor, which designed and manufactured products principally for the automotive, heavy-duty, agricultural and industrial markets and focused on two core competencies: precision machined components and molded rubber and plastic products. Newcor operated six companies with 1,000 employees and now operates as part of EXX, Inc. Mr. Lawson was also President of W.A. Lawson Associates, an industrial and financial consulting firm. Among other qualifications, Mr. Lawson has executive leadership experience as a chairman of a manufacturing company. He also has financial expertise and a broad understanding of industrial technology.

Togo West

Mr. Honourable Togo Dennis West, Jr., is Independent Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. Mr. West is Chairman of TLI Leadership Group, a strategic consulting firm, since 2006 and Chairman of Noblis, Inc., a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization, since 2001. He serves on the boards of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. and Bristol-Myers Squibb. He has practiced law as managing partner in the New York law firm of Patterson Belknap Webb and Tyler and was of counsel to the D.C. based law firm of Covington & Burling. Mr. West also served as General Counsel to the Departments of Defense and the Navy. He was Senior Vice President for Government Affairs with Northrop Corporation. Mr. West served as Secretary of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs from 1998 to 2000 and Secretary of the United States Army from 1993 to 1998. Among other qualifications, Mr. West has executive leadership experience in the private sector and at the highest levels of government. He brings an extensive background in the military, government, and legal profession to the Company.

Kurt Goddard

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