e.battery systems GmbH in Dornbirn (Vorarlberg/Austria)
is establishing its own subsidiary in Silicon Valley. This is intended to significantly accelerate the company's market is to be significantly accelerated. As head, the company has been able to recruit the former Executive Director of Panasonic Automotive Systems, Hakan Kostepen. Another new member of the Christian Schlögl is also new to the company's management team. He took over the function of Chief Strategy Officer in June.
With Hakan Kostepen, an experienced manager is taking over the development of the US branch of e.battery systems. The 59-year-old has held various positions at Panasonic Automotive Systems America since 2004, most recently as Executive Director Product Strategy & Innovation for almost ten years. Prior to that, Kostepen worked for Ford Motor Company.
"The entry into the North American market is an important step in the further development of the company," says Christopher Schöpf, founder and CEO of e.battery systems. With his management experience and good contacts in the US automotive industry, Hakan Kostepen is a great asset for the Dornbirn-based technology company.