UQM Technologies (NYSEMKT:UQM) has a new individual heading its finance team. The company announced that David Rosenthal has been appointed CFO, replacing the retiring Donald French. The position is fairly expansive. In the press release announcing the appointment, UQM said that his brief will cover investor relations and human resources, in addition to the more traditional CFO responsibilities of accounting and finance.

Rosenthal has worked in a number of different companies in a range of executive positions. He was director as well as interim president and CEO of Cyanotech, and served as CFO for companies such as the privately owned Sanz and Hickory Farms.