EXPERIENCED industry figure takes new role with battery management innovator.
Dukosi Ltd, the developer of a novel and proprietary disruptive wireless battery management solution, today announces the appointment of Roger Appelo as VP Global Sales and Marketing.
Mr Appelo has three decades of experience in the automotive industry in engineering, marketing, sales and business development. He has held leadership positions at companies including Sensata Technologies and AMS AG.
The appointment will support Dukosi’s commercialization of their patented solution for electric vehicles, grid storage and distributed energy storage systems. Recent market analysis projects the automotive market alone to grow to over 100M electric vehicles by 2035. A highly scalable and cost effective solution will be crucial to support this growth.
Dukosi’s combined hardware and software solution, in its fully integrated chip, brings previously unseen levels of cell based measurement and monitoring, coupled with patented wireless data transfer. These cell based solutions will enable greater safety and reliability and will allow system integrators to extract more capacity from the batteries. By keeping track of the battery history, the Dukosi solution will enable a more robust secondary life including recycling.
Mr Appelo’s expertise will strengthen Dukosi’s ability to forge strong partnerships with global customers.
Nat Edington, CEO at Dukosi, said: “We’re excited to welcome Roger to the Dukosi team as we push forward on our commercialisation of the Dukosi solution. He will be instrumental in further developing the deep partnerships with industry leaders that are leaping beyond today’s wireless battery management to the endgame of truly distributed cell based wireless solutions being developed by Dukosi.”
Roger Appelo, VP Global Sales and Marketing at Dukosi, said: “The unique positioning of Dukosi’s technology, as well as smart system integration, make for an exciting opportunity that will further build the value of Dukosi. The unprecedented strength in cell-based solutions makes this a one of a kind player in a rapidly emerging industry. I am really excited to be a part of this team and look forward to supporting our customers”.