ZincFive Adds Two Executives to Senior Management Team

Seasoned Data Center Financial Executive Bruce MacLean And General Counsel David Meisels Join ZincFive

ZincFive thumbail for news


PORTLAND, Oregon—(January 2020)—ZincFive, the world leader in nickel-zinc batteries and solutions, announced today the appointment of two senior leaders to its management team.  Bruce MacLean is joining the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and David Meisels is appointed as General Counsel.

Prior to joining ZincFive, Mr. MacLean was co-founder and CFO of Fortune Data Centers, which helped establish the wholesale data center segment in Silicon Valley in 2007. In 2014, the Fortune properties and team were merged with the Dallas Infomart to create Infomart Data Centers, where Mr. MacLean served as CFO and coordinated the sale of the company in 2018 to Equinix and IPI Partners for in excess of $1 billion.  Mr. MacLean received his Bachelor of Arts from the U.C. Berkeley.

Mr. MacLean succeeds Jim Cruckshank who is moving on to other opportunities after serving as ZincFive’s CFO for more than 3 years.

Mr. Meisels served most recently as Vice President and General Counsel for D&M Holdings Inc. and Sound United LLC, owners of iconic technology brands:
Denon, Marantz, Polk Audio and Boston Acoustics.  In that role, he oversaw the company’s legal and intellectual property departments including managing teams in Asia, Europe and the United States.  During his tenure, the Company grew to nearly $1 billion in revenue.  Mr. Meisels attended the University of California Santa Barbara followed by King Hall School of Law at UC Davis where he served as an editor of the law review.

“We’re excited for the company to be in a position to attract the exceptional leadership and experience that Bruce and David bring to the team,” said ZincFive CEO and Co-founder, Tim Hysell.  “I want to thank Jim Cruckshank for his outstanding service to ZincFive in playing a critical role through the early growth phase of our company.  With Bruce, David and the rest of our senior team we’re focused on the significant growth opportunities for nickel-zinc solutions in data centers, intelligent transportation and other target sectors.”

About ZincFive, Inc.
ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc battery-based uninterruptible power supplies for mission critical applications in Data Centers and Intelligent Transportation and offers batteries for stationary, motive and start-stop applications. With 107 patents awarded, ZincFive leverages nickel-zinc chemistry within its solutions to provide high power density and performance simultaneous with superior safety and environmental advantages. ZincFive is a privately held Company based in Tualatin, Oregon. zincfive.com.

Media Contact

Follow ZincFive: LinkedIn and Twitter