Trojan Battery Co., LLC, a leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has expanded its sales team for solar and renewable energy with the appointment of Erguen Oezcan as senior director of sales for renewable energy. Oezcan brings more than 20 years of experience to this position, which includes senior management positions at Hoppecke Batteries Inc. where he was responsible for developing the company’s U.S. operations.
Oezcan is responsible for managing and expanding Trojan Battery sales in the solar and renewable energy markets in North America. He will oversee establishing and achieving Trojan’s key sales initiatives for its comprehensive line of deep-cycle flooded, AGM and gel batteries, as well as Trojan’s new line of Solar AGM batteries.
Oezcan held a variety of sales and marketing as well as executive management positions at Hoppeke Batteries which is based in Brilon, Germany. Prior to joining Trojan Battery, he was responsible for developing Hoppecke’s US operations based in New Jersey, and held the position of President of the subsidiary. His responsibilities included implementing its strategic plan to advance the company objectives of expanding its presence in the US market.
He received his master of industrial engineering degree from the University of Paderborn in Paderborn, Germany. Oezcan also holds certificates in lean and process management, as well as corporate management.