Enova Systems, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   November 17, 2006

Enova Systems, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

California 000-36295 95-3056150
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
19850 S. Magellan Drive, Torrance, California   90502
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   310-527-2800

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Effective November 17, 2006, the Company appointed Michael Edward Staran, age 45,
as Executive Vice President of the Company.

Mr. Staran brings over 24 years of experience in business development, product management, sales and marketing, and engineering to Enova. From 1998 to 2005 Mr. Staran was the President of Effective Solutions People LLC., providing specialized consulting to the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) supplier segment in the automotive industry. He consulted with the Company from November 2004 through February 2005 when he was hired by the Company as Director of Sales and Marketing. In September 2005, Mr. Staran was promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

His affiliations and work history range from companies such as Ford, General Motors and DaimlerChrysler to suppliers such as Johnson Controls Inc. and Decoma International where he was vice president of sales and marketing for 13 years.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from Lawrence Institute of Technology in Southfield, Michigan. Mr. Staran has developed three patented mechanical designs within the automotive components sector.

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Enova Systems, Inc.
November 24, 2006   By:   Edwin O. Riddell
        Name: Edwin O. Riddell
        Title: President and Chief Executive Officer