Blink Charging Co. Names James Christodoulou President
Blink Charging Co.
Aug. 30, 2018
Leading Electric Vehicle Charging Services Company Expands Leadership Team with Veteran Executive
Miami Beach, Florida, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging station products and networked EV charging services, announced today the appointment of veteran executive leader James Christodoulou as President.
Mr. Christodoulou brings to Blink more than 20 years of international CEO & CFO leadership experience, including companies listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ in multiple sectors: international maritime and logistics, energy exploration and production, software development, and internet-based communications technology. Mr. Christodoulou has been a driving force building and growing companies and executing corporate and financial transactions: mergers, acquisitions, roll-ups, buy-outs, divestitures, recapitalizations, restructurings and turn-arounds as well as raising public and private debt and equity from the US and International Capital Markets.
“Blink has entered a time of significant growth and we recognized the need to bring on additional leadership to help guide the company during this expansion. Mr. Christodoulou has a proven track record of managing businesses with global operations and establishing a cohesive corporate culture within his organizations.” stated Blink’s Founder and Executive Chairman Michael D. Farkas. He continued, “The Blink management team is looking forward to leveraging his strong executive background as we expand our business domestically and abroad. James is a perfect addition to the Blink leadership team as we move into the next phase of our business operations.”
“The Electric Vehicle market has reached an exciting inflection point and Blink is in perfect position to capitalize on the transition. I am looking forward to joining Blink and working with our visionary founder Michael Farkas and the rest of the Blink team to drive both the domestic and global expansion of Blink’s business and increase profitability,” said Mr. Christodoulou.
About Blink Charging Co.:Blink Charging Co. (NASDAQ: BLNK, BLNKW) is one of the leaders in nationwide public electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, enabling EV drivers to easily charge at locations throughout the United States. Headquartered in Florida with offices in Arizona and California, Blink’s business is designed to accelerate EV adoption.
Blink Charging offers EV charging equipment and connectivity to the Blink Network, a cloud-based software that operates, manages and tracks the Blink EV charging stations and all the associated data. Blink also owns and operates EV charging equipment predominately under the Blink brand, as well as a number of other charging station equipment manufacturers such as Chargepoint, General Electric (GE) and SemaConnect. Blink has strategic property partners across multiple business sectors including multifamily residential and commercial properties, airports, colleges, municipalities, parking garages, shopping malls, retail parking, schools and workplaces.
For more information about Blink, please visit www.Blinkcharging.com.
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