Plug Power Inc. said it has appointed Chris Hutter as chief financial officer, effective Nov. 6, replacing Dave Waldek, who has been interim CFO since April of 2013. Hutter was most recently CFO of PowerSecure International Inc. , a $270 million energy products and services company. Plug Power shares were up 0.6% in premarket trade, and are up 238% in the year so far, compared with an 8.2% gain for the S&P 500.

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