Tim Poor Named Vice President of Global Sales at Aquion Energy, Inc.
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.
Aquion Energy, Inc.
Elizabeth Pond, 412-904-6460
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