EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Rudolph (Rudy) Wynter, as a Class I director, effective immediately.
Mr. Wynter currently serves as the President of National Grid’s New York business, leading National Grid’s regulated energy delivery portfolio that provides electricity and natural gas service to customers across the State of New York. In his more than 30-year tenure at National Grid and its legacy companies, he has served in many senior and operational roles, from Chief Operating Officer of its Wholesale Networks & Capital Delivery business, to Strategic Planning, Engineering and Operations. His wide-ranging experience also includes a focus on grid resilience and clean energy technologies, including renewable energy sources as part of the solution to meet greenhouse gas emissions targets in territories National Grid services.
In addition, Mr. Wynter serves on the boards of GridWise Alliance, the Partnership for New York City and the American Gas Association. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Gas Association, and the Edison Electric Institute.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pratt Institute, and an MBA from Fordham University.
David M. Shaffer, President and Chief Executive Officer of EnerSys, stated, “I am pleased to welcome Mr. Wynter to our Board of Directors. The breadth and depth of Rudy’s experience in the utility industry, particularly with clean energy and electric grid resilience will provide immeasurable value to EnerSys’ leadership team.”
Arthur T. Katsaros, Independent Non-Executive Chair of the Board of EnerSys, added, “We welcome Rudy to our Board and are eager to add his perspectives along with benefiting from his industry experience, knowledge, and insights. Rudy’s appointment enhances the strength of the Board and furthers our refreshment and succession planning initiatives at the Board level.”