French battery maker Saft Chairman and Chief Executive John Searle is seen in this recent undated handout photo. Searle confirmed in a Reuters interview on November 26, 2008 the group’s forecast for 4-6 percent growth in sales for 2008 and an EBITDA margin of at least 18 percent at constant exchange rates despite demand from some industries slipping due to the global economic downturn. REUTERS/Saft/Handout (FRANCE). NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.