AETI Announces Closing of Transaction With Myers and CEO Transition



HOUSTON -- American Electric Technologies, Inc. announced that it has completed the closing of the previously announced agreement to sell certain assets of its M&I Electric Industries, Inc. subsidiary to a subsidiary of Myers Power Products, Inc.

The Company also announced the resignation today of its Chief Executive Officer, Charles Dauber, and that Peter Menikoff will take on the role of Chief Executive Officer in addition to his role as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Menikoff has been on the board of directors of the Company since May 2007 and has been Chairman of the Board since 2009.

“I am incredibly thankful for the employees of M&I for their commitment and it has been a privilege to have led the Company through the oil and gas market downturn and the rebound of our business in a challenging market environment” said Dauber. “I look forward to continuing to work with Mr. Menikoff and the rest of the board to execute AETI’s next phase of initiatives.”

“We thank Charles for his 10 years of leadership and successful navigation through multiple energy industry downturns to grow the business and complete successful transaction with Myers Power Products”, said Peter Menikoff. “We wish Charles the best in his new endeavors and look forward to continuing to work with him as a member of the AETI board.”

Mr. Menikoff previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CONEMSCO, Inc., an oil and gas drilling/production supplies, services and equipment company, For the majority of his career, Mr. Menikoff was at Tenneco Energy Corporation where he held multiple senior executive roles including Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Vice President, and Executive Vice President of Case Corporation, an agricultural and construction equipment subsidiary of Tenneco.

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