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Global Power Announces Appointment of Tracy D. Pagliara as General Counsel, Secretary, and Vice President of Business Development

TULSA, Okla., March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Power Equipment Group Inc. (Pink Sheets: GLPW) ("Global Power" or the "Company") today announced that Tracy D. Pagliara has been appointed as General Counsel, Secretary, and Vice President of Business Development of the Company, effective April 5, 2010.  

In announcing the appointment, David Keller, Global Power's President and CEO, commented, "We are delighted to have Tracy joining us in the dual roles of General Counsel/Secretary and Vice President of Business Development.  His many years working as a General Counsel in a related industry and the breadth of his experience in mergers and acquisitions make him an ideal addition to our senior management team.  We look forward to having the benefit of Tracy's services as Global Power continues to implement its plan to play a key role in the domestic and international energy and power generation industries."

Mr. Pagliara served as the Chief Legal Officer of Gardner Denver, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of highly engineered compressors, blowers, pumps and other fluid transfer equipment, from August 2000 through August 2008.  He also had responsibility for other roles during his tenure with Gardner Denver, including Vice President of Administration, Chief Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary.  Earlier, Mr. Pagliara held positions of increasing responsibility in the legal departments of Verizon Communications/GTE Corporation from August 1996 to August 2000 and Kellwood Company from May 1993 to August 1996, ultimately serving in the role of Assistant General Counsel for each company.  Mr. Pagliara has a B.S. in Accounting and a J.D. from the University of Illinois.  He is a member of the Missouri and Illinois State Bars and a Certified Public Accountant.

About Global Power

Oklahoma based Global Power Equipment Group Inc. is a leading design, engineering and manufacturing firm providing a broad array of equipment and services to the global power infrastructure, energy and process industries.  Through its Global Power Services Division, the Company is a leading provider of on-site specialty support and outage management services for commercial nuclear reactors in the United States and provides maintenance services to fossil and hydroelectric power plants and other industrial operations.  Through its Global Power Products Division the Company designs, engineers and manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of equipment for gas turbine power plants and power-related equipment for industrial operations, with over 40 years of power generation industry experience.  With a strong competitive position in its product lines, the Company benefits from a large installed base of equipment in domestic and international markets.  Additional information about Global Power Equipment Group may be found at www.globalpower.com.


Company Contact:

Jennifer Gordon

ICR

(918) 274-2280

investorrelations@globalpower.com





SOURCE Global Power Equipment Group Inc.