Jason Forcier and Dr. Dan Steingart were appointed as independent members of the board effective on December 21, 2022, and January 9, 2023, respectively. The appointments are intended to fill vacancies created by the departures of Jeremy Bezdek and Jon Christian Thaulow from the board.
Dr. Steingart is the Stanley-Thompson Professor of Chemical Metallurgy at Columbia University where he is also the co-director of the Columbia Electrochemical Energy Center. He is noted for his research in energy storage, which has been adopted by various industries and has led directly or indirectly to five electrochemical energy-related startup companies.
Jason Forcier currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of SVP Worldwide. Mr. Forcier’s previous experience includes positions as Chief Operations Officer and other senior manufacturing, supply chain and quality roles at Vertiv Holdings Co from 2017 to 2022; and eight years at A123 Systems, a global manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries, where he was the Chief Executive Officer from 2013 until 2017 and member of the board of management.
Authore – Abhi bhardwaj