Xtreme Power Names CTO

Kyle, Texas-based Xtreme Power the developer of utility scale energy storage and power management systems, said today that it has named Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D., as its Chief technology Officer. Gotcher was formerly President, CEO, and Director of energy storage and power products firm Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc. Xtreme Power said that Gotcher's experience will help the firm in scaling its technology. Xtreme Power is backed by SAIL Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, The Dow Chemical Company, Fluor Corp., BP Alternative Energy, Dominion Resources, POSCO ICT, SkyLake & Co. and Spring Ventures, LLC. The company said it is "aggressively hiring" 30 engineers and scientists at its headquarters, as it ramps its project list.