Elkridge, MD. October 29, 2009  - Global performance improvement solutions provider General Physics Corporation (GP), the operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX), welcomes Matt Auer to the Energy Services Group. Mr. Auer joins us from Industrial Defender Inc., where his role as Director of International Operations included sales and commercial responsibilities for global partners and clients. He brings with him over 23 years of experience in the energy and power sectors and is an accomplished sales, marketing and business professional with proven success in meeting customer expectations.

Matt will serve as the International Business Development Director, responsible for expanding GP’s Performance Engineering Services business in Europe and the Middle East. This business unit provides EtaPRO real-time performance and condition monitoring solutions and thermal engineering services to help power generators increase efficiency and reduce greenhouse gases. GP’s proprietary EtaPRO and VirtualPlant technologies are installed on over 700 generating units in 28 countries. Matt Auer will be based out of the UK.

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GP is the principal operating subsidiary of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX). GP is a global performance improvement solutions provider of sales and technical training, e-Learning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP’s solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at http://www.gpworldwide.com.


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