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HED Expands Leadership Team

May 10, 2010

Hartford, Wisconsin – HED, Inc. has named two new executives to lead its Sales & Marketing and Engineering functions. Both positions will report directly to Paul Ludwig, HED President and CEO.

Christopher Kolbe has been named Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Mr. Kolbe has over 15 years of engineering, marketing and sales experience in mobile and industrial controls. Prior to joining HED, he served as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for HUSCO International and as Product Manager at Bosch Automation. Christopher has a BSEE, an MS in Electronic Controls and an MS in Engineering Management, all from Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Dennis Lodise has been named Director of Engineering. Dennis has over 21 years of experience in electronic control systems and engineering leadership. Most recently Dennis was Manager of Electric and Electronic Systems at Harley-Davidson. Prior to Harley, Dennis was a Sr. Development Engineer at Caterpillar, Inc. Dennis has a BSEE from Michigan Tech and an MBA from Bradley University.

HED Inc. is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of mobile electronic controls utilizing the highest technology and quality standards. Our mission is to provide substantial market differentiation to our OEM customers’ on and off-highway mobile vehicles through superior electronic control solutions that enhance vehicle performance and maintainability while reducing development cost and time-to-market. For more information visit us at or call 1-800-398-2224.