UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
Form 8-K
 
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  08/02/2007
 
EnerSys
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Commission File Number:  1-32253
 
Delaware
  
23-3058564
(State or other jurisdiction of
  
(IRS Employer
incorporation)
  
Identification No.)
 
2366 Bernville Road, Reading, Pennsylvania 19605
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
 
(610) 208-1991
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
 
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Item 5.02.    Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
 
Effective August 2, 2007, the Board of Directors of EnerSys (the "Company") appointed Raymond E. Mabus, Jr., as a Class I director, to fill the Board seat recently vacated by Mr. Eric Fry. Mr. Mabus' term will expire at the Company's 2008 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.

Mr. Mabus has served as Chairman of the Board of Foamex International Inc. ("Foamex") since February 2004 and as a director of Foamex since September 2000. He also served as President and CEO of Foamex from June 2006 to April 2007. Mr. Mabus served as U. S. ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 1994 to 1996. In 1987, he was elected governor of Mississippi and served from 1988 to 1992. After leaving public service in 1996, he joined the board of directors of Strategic Partnerships LLC, an employee training service company and served as President of its Global Resources Division from October 1998 to February 2002. He is currently active in his family's timber business. Mr. Mabus also serves on the board of directors of Fusion Telecommunications, Inc, Citizens International, Strategic Partnerships LLC and several non-profit boards. Mr. Mabus received a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, a Master of Arts in Political Science from the John Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science from the University of Mississippi.

Board committee assignments have not yet been determined for Mr. Mabus. There are no transactions in which Mr. Mabus has an interest requiring disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. As a non-employee director, Mr. Mabus will receive compensation in accordance with the Company's policies for compensating outside directors.

The Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Mabus to the Company's Board, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference. The press release is being furnished to the SEC and shall not be deemed to be "filed" for any purpose.

 
 
Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
99.1 Press Release, dated August 7, 2007, of EnerSys regarding the appointment of Raymond E. Mabus, Jr., to the Board of Directors.
 

 

Signature(s)
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
     
 
EnerSys
 
 
Date: August 07, 2007
     
By:
 
/s/    Frank M. Macerato

               
Frank M. Macerato
               
Vice President & General Counsel
 
 


 

Exhibit Index
 
Exhibit No.

  
Description

EX-99.1
  
Press Release, dated August 7, 2007, of EnerSys regarding the appointment of Raymond E. Mabus, Jr., to the Board of Directors.
rrd168461_21252.html Exhibit 99.1

EnerSys Elects New Member to Board of Directors

Reading, Pa., USA, August 7, 2007 - EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest
manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, today announced the
appointment of Raymond E. Mabus, Jr. as a new member to the Company's Board of
Directors, effective August 2, 2007.

Mr. Mabus has served as Chairman of the Board of Foamex International Inc. ("Foamex")
since February 2004 and as a director of Foamex since September 2000. He also served as
President and CEO of Foamex from June 2006 to April 2007. Mr. Mabus served as U. S.
ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 1994 to 1996. In 1987, he was elected
governor of Mississippi and served from 1988 to 1992. After leaving public service in 1996,
he joined the board of directors of Strategic Partnerships LLC, an employee training service
company and served as President of its Global Resources Division from October 1998 to
February 2002. His is currently active in his family's timber business. Mr. Mabus also serves
on the board of directors of Fusion Telecommunications, Inc, Citizens International, Strategic
Partnerships LLC and several non-profit boards. Mr. Mabus received a Juris Doctor from
Harvard Law School, a Master of Arts in Political Science from the John Hopkins University
and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Political Science from the University of Mississippi.

"I am pleased to welcome Ray Mabus to our board. I am confident that his background and
extensive business experience will be invaluable to us in our quest to achieve our corporate
mission and vision," said John Craig, chairman, president and CEO of EnerSys.

For more information, please contact Richard Zuidema, Executive Vice President, EnerSys,
P.O. Box 14145, Reading, PA 19612-4145. Tel: 800-538-3627.

About EnerSys

EnerSys, the world leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures,
distributes and services reserve power and motive power batteries, chargers, power
equipment, and battery accessories to customers worldwide. Reserve power batteries are used
in the telecommunications and utility industries, uninterruptible power suppliers, and
numerous applications requiring standby power. Motive power batteries are utilized in
electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. The Company also
provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries
through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

More information regarding EnerSys can be found at http://www.enersys.com.