COPPELL, Texas (September 15, 2016)—Universal Power Group, a supplier of sealed lead-acid AGM and gel batteries and chargers, has brought on board Bret Tracy as director of business development. Tracy is an industry veteran, having recently launched Vita Mobility Werks, a start-up scooter importer specializing in niche markets. Prior to VMW, Tracy served on the management teams of MK Battery and Pride Mobility. He has served on five industry boards including NAMPS, CAMPS, AZMESA, AAHomecare State Leader Council and ALS of Nevada.

“We are excited to have Bret’s in-depth knowledge of the power mobility industry as we launch our new Kinetik Pro Gel line of batteries for deep cycle applications,” said Ian Edmonds, president and CEO of UPG.

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