Active Power Promotes Sales VP

Austin-based Active Power, the manufacturer of flywheel-based uninterruptible power supplies, announced this morning that it has appointed Martin Olsen as the firm's Vice President of Sales, and General Manager for the Americas region. Olsen was previously VP of Global Channels and Business Development at the firm, and has previously served at Wright Line LLC, and APC by Schneider Electric. The company said that Olsen replaces President and CEo JIm Clishem in the position, who had been serving as interim VP of Sales for North America. Olsen reports to Clishem.