ChargePoint appoints Rick Wilmer to its Board of Directors as new CEO

– USA, CA –  ChargePoint (NYSE: CHPT), a leading provider of networked charging solutions for electric vehicles, today announced the appointment of Rick Wilmer to its Board of Directors as its new President and CEO, effective November 16, 2023, succeeding Pasquale Romano who has served as CEO since 2011.

“We are fortunate to have Mr. Wilmer as a seasoned executive with a track record of success at ChargePoint to usher the company into its next chapter of growth.” said Board Chairman, Bruce Chizen.

About Rick Wilmer

Since joining ChargePoint as COO in July 2022, Rick Wilmer has been responsible for Product Management, Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supply Chain, as well as Customer Experience. Before ChargePoint, his career spanned more than 30 years in global technology, operations and customer support. He brings business and financial acumen to ChargePoint from his prior leadership roles, including the position of CEO at Pliant Technology, Leyden Energy, Mojo Networks and Chowbotics.

“I am honored to be appointed CEO, and I am excited to guide ChargePoint into our next chapter of growth and evolution,” said Rick Wilmer. “I look forward to working with our amazing employees, customers and partners to make a positive difference for them and the planet we all share.”

About ChargePoint Holdings, Inc.

ChargePoint is creating a new fueling network to move people and goods on electricity. Since 2007, ChargePoint has been committed to making it easy for businesses and drivers to go electric with one of the largest EV charging networks and a comprehensive portfolio of charging solutions. The ChargePoint cloud subscription platform and software-defined charging hardware are designed to include options for every charging scenario from home and multifamily to workplace, parking, hospitality, retail and transport fleets of all types. Today, one ChargePoint account provides access to hundreds of thousands of places to charge in North America and Europe.

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