Innolith, a leading Swiss battery technology company, has appointed Stefan Häseli as the company’s Product Director. Häseli, an experienced product management specialist across several Swiss companies, will be responsible for of product vision and strategy, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer.
Häseli brings 23 years of experience working on and leading projects in the energy industry in Switzerland, Canada and China. Prior to joining Innolith, Häseli defined and introduced the Product Manager function at the Swiss subsidiary of General Electric (GE). During his time at GE, Häseli led the supply chain during the start-up phase of a new production site in China and led a cross-factory project aiming at business process standardisation. He was also responsible for life cycle management, market and competition analysis and sales force training.
This announcement follows the appointment of sales representatives in the Chinese and American markets. This is the latest in a series of moves by Innolith in preparation for rapid commercialisation of their technology.
“Following two decades of intensive research and development, Innolith is on the cusp of product commercialisation. For this exciting new chapter in our story, we needed an experienced product management professional in our ranks,” said CEO Konstantin Solodovnikov. “Stefan’s impressive list of achievements in the energy industry make him the ideal candidate lead product management at this crucial next phase. We are all looking forwards to him joining the team, and I look forward to working with him closely as Innolith continues to grow.”
Innolith AG is an energy technology company, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland. It is pioneering an inorganic battery technology platform that delivers rechargeable batteries with unprecedented levels of safety, durability, power and now energy. The platform replaces the flammable, organic-solvent based electrolytes used in all other commercially available lithium ion batteries with a non-flammable liquid electrolyte made entirely from inorganic materials. Innolith conducts primary research at its labs in Bruchsal, Germany.