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C&D Technologies Names David J. Anderson Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

BLUE BELL, Pa., April 28, 2011 / -- C&D Technologies, Inc., (OTC: CHHP), a leading North American producer and marketer of batteries, battery systems and integrated standby power systems, today announced the appointment of David J. Anderson to the position of Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. David will report to Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, C&D Technologies' President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining C&D, David was the Vice President and General Counsel of Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC), a global leader in the design and manufacture of semiconductor and LED assembly equipment, located in Singapore. Before that, he was a corporate lawyer in private practice in Philadelphia.

"We are very pleased to have David join C&D with his demonstrated leadership skills, significant experience in Asia, and seasoned background in corporate law. David will be a tremendous asset to C&D," said Dr. Jeffrey A. Graves, President and Chief Executive Officer. "David's unique blend of experience and energy are a great fit with the leadership team at C&D, and I believe he will contribute greatly, especially as we grow our Asian business."

About C&D Technologies:

C&D Technologies, Inc. provides solutions and services for the switchgear and control (utility), telecommunications, and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), as well as emerging markets, such as solar power. C&D Technology's engineers, manufactures, sells and services fully integrated reserve power systems for regulating and monitoring power flow and providing backup power in the event of primary power loss until the primary source can be restored. C&D Technologies' unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. C&D Technologies is headquartered in Blue Bell, PA. For more information about C&D Technologies, visit http://www.cdtechno.com.

Shareholder Contacts:
Ian J. Harvie of C&D: 215-619-7835