Tim Poor Named Vice President of Global Sales at Aquion Energy, Inc.
Tim Poor Named Vice President of Global Sales at Aquion Energy, Inc. Business Wire PITTSBURGH -- June 5, 2013 Aquion Energy Inc., a developer and manufacturer of Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries and energy storage systems, has named Tim Poor as its Vice President of Global Sales. Mr. Poor was previously Executive Vice President of the Wind Energy Business at American Superconductor Corporation. “We’re very excited to welcome Tim to our team,” said Scott Pearson, Aquion’s CEO. “With his deep background in global sales and business development and his expertise in renewable energy and utility power grid markets, he is a well-qualified and timely addition to our management team. Tim will play a critical role in executing on Aquion’s commercialization and worldwide growth plans today and into the future.” Mr. Poor brings over 20 years of sales, business development and operations experience in the high tech, energy and power systems industries. Mr. Poor held several executive roles at American Superconductor Corporation where he led successful teams in commercializing new products, developing and implementing growth strategies, and establishing new global businesses and operations resulting in substantial revenue increases for the company. Prior to America Superconductor Corporation, Tim held senior sales leadership roles in GE’s Industrial Systems Division, where he was responsible for significant sales wins and operating margin improvements and earned a Six Sigma Black Belt. Previously, Tim held consultant roles at Arthur Anderson working with merger and acquisition projects. His primary focus has been commercializing leading-edge technologies, driving results, and forging and maintaining strong relationships with customers and industry partners in both domestic and international markets. Tim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University. About Aquion Energy Aquion Energy, Inc. develops and manufactures Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI™) batteries and battery systems for stationary energy storage applications. The batteries are optimized for off-grid and micro-grid systems, commercial and industrial energy storage, and grid scale applications. Aquion’s batteries are safe, reliable, sustainable and cost-effective. The combination of these attributes yields a product that provides industry leading delivered value for customers. Aquion’s battery systems provide flexible, emissions-free capacity that optimizes existing generation assets and enables broad adoption of renewable energy technologies such as wind and solar. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Aquion’s proprietary aqueous hybrid ion chemistry is based on the research of Carnegie Mellon University Professor Jay Whitacre. For more information please visit www.aquionenergy.com. Contact: Aquion Energy, Inc. Elizabeth Pond, 412-904-6460 email@example.com