Feb. 7, 2006 - Ener1 Inc. announced that Marshall Cogan has joined the lithium battery and fuel cell company's board of directors.
Cogan was recently named senior strategic advisor of Ener1's majority shareholder, private equity firm Ener1 Group. Cogan founded Foamex International and grew its automotive operations in North America for ten years. He later acquired control of Sheller Glober, the world's largest manufacturer of steering wheels and related automotive components at the time. Later in his career, he founded United Auto Group, which originally went public and was later sold to Roger Penske.