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QuantumScape’s Manufacturing Chief Leaves Over Management Clash

Celina Mikolajczak
Celina MikolajczakSource: Panasonic

Celina Mikolajczak, the top manufacturing executive at solid-state battery startup QuantumScape Corp., has left the company over “differing management styles,” according to a regulatory filing.

Mikolajczak, a veteran of the battery industry who worked at Tesla Inc. and helped build batteries for the electric-vehicle maker as president of engineering and battery technology for Panasonic Energy of North America, stepped down on June 6, QuantumScape said in the filing.