MUNICH, October 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — WiTricity, the leader in wireless electric vehicle charging, welcomes industry veteran Hubert Wolter as Senior Vice President, Business Development for Europe. This strategic hire demonstrates the company’s commitment to growth in the European market, which has seen explosive growth in the adoption of electric vehicles.
Wolters will focus its attention on European automotive OEMs as well as their Tier 1 suppliers, with a particular focus on building the ecosystem of passenger vehicles, light trucks and fleets that can wirelessly charge on an off-the-shelf solution. unique and uniform.
“Hubert brings unparalleled industry experience and embodies WiTricity’s values of innovation, respect, collaboration and competitive spirit,” said Farooq Buttocks, Senior Vice President of Business and Strategy at WiTricity. “We are already working with government and industry partners through Europe to accelerate adoption and improve the experience of electric vehicle owners. Hubert joins us at an exciting time as we continue to grow Europe.”
Wolters brings over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing, engineering and commercial management in international markets, working in Germany, Swiss, UK and Silicon Valley at WiTricity. He has spent much of his career specializing in global automotive and mobility, electrical energy storage and power generation. He joins WiTricity from Eldor Corporation, where he served as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Strategy Board.
“I have long admired WiTricity’s commitment to making electric vehicles easier than ever to own. As the leader in wireless charging, the company’s technology, innovation and leadership are second to none. ” said Wolters. “We know that wireless charging, its ease of use and convenience is something consumers want, but also something essential in moving to autonomous electric vehicles. I look forward to working with automakers, partners, fleet managers, government leaders and electric vehicle owners to bring the world’s most advanced wireless charging technology to Europe.”
Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Global Business Development Farooq ButtocksWolters will be based at Germany.
For more information on WiTricity, visit www.WiTricity.com.
WiTricity is the pioneer of wireless charging for electric vehicles, leading in the development and implementation of magnetic resonance technology in passenger vehicles and commercial vehicles. The company’s technology is backed by an extensive patent portfolio and forms the basis of ratified global EV wireless charging standards, including SAE, ISO and GB. Automakers and Tier 1 suppliers are turning to WiTricity to help accelerate EV adoption by eliminating the hassle of plug-in charging, enabling always-available wireless V2G, and setting the stage for future autonomy. Beyond electric vehicles, WiTricity technology is essential for wireless charging of everything from consumer electronics to micro-mobility to robotics.