Winner of the International Lead Award announced
Norbert Maleschitz, from Austrian battery manufacturer Banner GmbH, is the winner of this year’s International Lead Award, which was presented at the 13th European Lead Battery Conference, in Paris, this week.
Each year the Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to science and practice in areas such as lead production and recycling, lead alloy development, or battery design and performance.
ELBC chairman David Wilson said: “It is good to recognise the achievements of someone from a new generation of lead industry innovators such as Norbert. His award is well-deserved.”
After accepting the award Norbert, spoke of the challenges he had faced in the lead industry. As a keen triathlete he also explained how he had applied the same principles to his work. “It’s about going the extra mile and not taking shortcuts,” he said.
List of previous winners:
2003 John E Manders
2004 Jerome F Cole
2005 Lan Lam
2006 R David Prengaman
2007 John L Devitt
2008 Allan Cooper
2009 L Pugazhenthy
2010 Detchko Pavlov
2011 Robert P Flicker