ECOtality Expands Market Presence To Australia

ECOtality Australia Pty Ltd will market and distribute battery charging equipment to support on-road electric vehicles, industrial equipment and electric GSE.

Mr. Nimmo has worked in the battery industry for 16 years. He is a successful entrepreneur in the international business arena with 22 years of experience in large infrastructure projects involving international business and supply chain channels. With his expertise, Mr. Nimmo’s prior organization, First National Battery Pty, Ltd., which began as a startup in 2001, grew in four years to a $12 million business, importing cells and chargers from South Africa, USA and Europe. Mr. Nimmo has extensive knowledge in international supply channels and battery and charging processes, in both technical and sales areas. Most recently, Mr. Nimmo has been operating a wholesale import/export business and assisting other organizations with their international business platforms.

Mr. Kevin Campbell has more than 15 years of international battery industry expertise. Before joining ECOtality, he was managing director for Bitrode Europe & Southeast Asia, where he specialized in the technical solution sales of battery chargers and test equipment to the lithium ion and advanced chemistry battery manufacturers, focusing specifically on the EV industry. His battery career began with Bitrode in 1993 as a start-up operation in Europe selling solutions to industrial/automotive lead acid battery producers. Relocated to the USA headquarters, he successfully participated as a member of the ownership team in a management buy-out. Mr. Campbell is highly experienced at entering new markets with diverse cultures, either selling directly or sourcing partners. His extensive travel experience covers Europe, Russia, South Africa, and all of Asia. He has an HND in Electrical & Electronic Engineering, and is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, AFAIM.

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