FreeWire Technologies adds Craig Coburn to its Board of Directors

– USA, CA –  FreeWire Technologies, a category leader in electric vehicle charging and power solutions, today announced the appointment of Craig Coburn to its Board of Directors.

The company also announced Martin Bax to the role of Director of European Market Development and John Seabury to the role of VP of Advanced Technology.

“FreeWire continues to attract leaders with diverse skillsets from world-class companies like Ascent Solar, Micron and our partner bp,” said CEO, Arcady Sosinov. “Craig, Martin, and John bring decades of senior leadership experience and strong track records from leading energy, technology and transportation companies. These new additions to our senior leadership team will play a crucial role in the execution of our long-term strategy. As our growth accelerates, we are thrilled to welcome them to the FreeWire team.”

About Craig Coburn

Following a decades-long career at bp, most recently as the CFO for bp Midstream Partners (NYSE: BPMP) and CFO for bp America, Craig Coburn brings extensive experience in energy finance, technology commercialization, planning, and strategy to the FreeWire Board. Likewise, after several years serving as Senior Business Development Manager within bp’s Advanced Mobility Unit, Bax has been tapped to expand FreeWire’s footprint in the UK and across Europe. Lastly, Seabury will be responsible for driving continuous innovation of FreeWire’s fully-integrated charging solutions and will spearhead the opening of a FreeWire advanced technology center in Colorado.

Before his appointment to the FreeWire Board of Directors, Craig Coburn spent 35 years in a variety of senior roles with Amoco and bp including notable experience in clean energy and energy start-ups. Most recently he served as CFO for bp Midstream Partners (NYSE: BPMP), a bp-formed partnership which owns, operates, develops, and acquires pipelines and other midstream assets. He was integral to BPMP’s 2017 IPO and the establishment of the company’s corporate governance, financial reporting, and investor relations processes. Concurrently Coburn served as CFO of bp America.

“FreeWire’s pioneering technology positions it at the forefront of the EV charging industry,” said Craig Coburn. “I’m honored to join their Board of Directors and am confident my expertise in energy finance at public companies will benefit the company as it executes on this exciting opportunity.”

About FreeWire Technologies

FreeWire’s turnkey power solutions deliver energy whenever and wherever it’s needed for reliable electrification beyond the grid. With scalable clean power that moves to meet demand, FreeWire customers can tackle new applications and deploy new business models without the complexity of upgrading traditional energy infrastructure.

FreeWire has deployed battery-integrated chargers with Fortune 100 companies, commercial customers, fleets, retail locations, and gas stations. In addition to the expanded partnership with bp pulse, FreeWire, and ampm, a bp subsidiary and convenience store chain with over 1,000 locations, have already deployed multiple public charging stations in the U.S.

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