ELKRIDGE, Md., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), a global performance improvement solutions provider, announced today former All-Pro NFL wide receiver Gene Washington will be the keynote speaker at the 9th Annual EtaPRO™ and GPiLEARN™ Users’ Conference. The conference takes place at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel from April 30–May 3 in Phoenix, AZ.
“We are excited to have Gene kick off our conference. His commitment to training and continuous improvement led to high performance on the field and throughout his career. These attributes align perfectly with our customers’ performance goals for their people, processes and technologies. Adding Gene to the lineup will get the conference off to a great start,” said Joe Nasal, Senior Vice President of Energy Services.
The GPiLEARN and EtaPRO Users’ Conferences are being co-located for keynote addresses and professional networking events. The format is arranged to cover relevant topics in the power generation industry and for attendees to stay abreast of the latest technology developments and provide input to GP Strategies for future development activities.
About GP Strategies’ Energy Services Group
GP Strategies’ Energy Services Group provides engineering services, products and training to the energy market sector. Our EtaPRO™ Performance and Condition Monitoring System and GPiLEARN™ Training Portal help customers worldwide meet their goals for improving power plant reliability, capacity and efficiency.
GP Strategies also provides the following global performance improvement services: sales and technical training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. GP Strategies Corporation is the new name of General Physics Corporation, which merged with its parent company (also called GP Strategies) on December 31, 2011 and changed its name. Additional information about GP Strategies Corporation may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.
About Gene A. Washington
Gene A. Washington is a former All-Pro wide receiver and former Director of Football Operations with the National Football League. Washington played for both the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions before becoming Director from 1994 until his retirement in 2009. Washington served on numerous corporate and civic boards, and currently serves as an Independent Director for several NYSE-listed companies, including GP Strategies, dELiA*s, Goodrich Petroleum Corporation, and the former New York Bancorp.
SOURCE GP Strategies Corporation