Electrify America Pronounces Management Adjustments
RESTON, Va. – Electrify America has introduced two new management adjustments with Giovanni Palazzo taking up the position of Chairman of the Board and Senior Vice President of Charging and Vitality at Volkswagen Group, and Rob Barrosa changing into the President and CEO of Electrify America. The adjustments will likely be efficient from February 15th, 2023 for Palazzo and June 1st, 2023 for Barrosa.
Giovanni Palazzo, who has been the CEO of Electrify America since 2018, will work intently with the corporate as its chairman. Previous to becoming a member of Electrify America, Palazzo held a number of government management positions with Volkswagen Group, specializing in electrical mobility and infrastructure. Below Palazzo’s management, Electrify America has expanded to 800 charging stations and three,500 chargers in lower than 5 years and has plans to extend this quantity to 1,800 charging stations and 10,000 chargers by 2026 within the US and Canada.
In 2022, the corporate signed an settlement with Siemens Monetary Providers, making it the corporate’s first exterior investor. The corporate has additionally established in depth cooperation and charging agreements with over 17 electrical automobile producers and entered the house charging market by means of Electrify Residence.
Rob Barrosa, who has been with Electrify America since 2018, has held a number of key management positions, together with expertise, power administration, product planning, and infrastructure improvement. He has additionally been liable for launching the Electrify Canada charging community and main enterprise partnerships, advertising, and e-commerce. Barrosa has over 16 years of expertise in growing and deploying EV infrastructure.
“It has been a privilege to work with such a proficient staff and to see the super strides Electrify America has made in electrical automobile infrastructure and the promotion of EV adoption,” stated Giovanni Palazzo. “I’m assured that Rob Barrosa’s management, mixed along with his background as an electrical automobile charging engineer, will assist us proceed bringing the newest in EV charging expertise to our clients.”
“I need to thank Giovanni for his management in quickly increasing the Electrify America community,” stated Rob Barrosa. “I stay up for his continued assist in his new position as chairman of the corporate.”