Contour Energy Systems Names New CEO

Azusa-based battery technology firm Contour Energy Systems announced this morning that it has named Louis E. Lupo as the company's new President and CEO. Lupo joins from T3 Technology, and also has served at EaglePicher Technologies, Honeywell International, and BE Aerospace. The firm said that Lupo, a 25-year vet of the industry, will drive strategic growth in aerospace, defense, medical and other niche primary-battery markets. Contour Energy is developing Flourine-based battery technology originally developed at Caltech and CNRS, the French National Center for Scientific Research. The reason for the executive switchup was not announced by the company.