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2012 SAE International President Frank O. Klegon to Speak at IEEE Electric Vehicle Event


Source: SAE International (SAE)

WARRENDALE, Pa., Feb. 20, 2012 /PR Newswire/ --  SAE International 2012 President Frank O. Klegon will speak to a group of senior automotive executives and engineers during the 2012 IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC), scheduled for March 4-8 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, S.C. SAE International is a technical co-sponsor of the event.

Mr. Klegon will speak on March 5 during the Gala Dinner; he will talk about electric vehicles and the role that SAE International plays in furthering such technology.

The IEVC will facilitate the exchange of information on new global trends in technology, engineering, standards and deployment aspects among academic and industrial thought leaders of the fast-growing electric mobility ecosystem via a unique cross-organizational platform.

Mr. Klegon is president of FOKUS Associates LLC, a product/technology assessment and development consulting company. Prior to founding FOKUS Associates LLC, Klegon held several key leadership positions with Chrysler and DaimlerChrysler. These included Executive Vice President–Product Development and Design; Vice President–Core Components & Process; Vice President–Truck Platform Team; and Director–Vehicle Development–Large Car Platform.  Earlier in his career, Klegon worked for American Motors, where he served as Senior Manager/Product Engineer. Mr. Klegon holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Wayne State University and an MBA from Michigan State University. Also, he attended Harvard Business School, concentrating in Managing Global Opportunities.

SAE International is a global association of more than 134,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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Contact: Shawn Andreassi, SAE International, at or 1-724-772-8522.

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