Reuven Rivlin, Former President of Israel, Joins ElectReon as President

Rivlin chose to join the wireless EV charging infrastructure provider in order to pursue his next mission: a war on global warming

BEIT YANAI, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ElectReon (TASE: ELWS.TA), the leading provider of in-road wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging technology, today announced that Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin, Israel’s tenth President, has been named as the company’s president. This appointment comes after his term as Israel’s President came to an end in July of this year.

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Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin, former President of Israel, joins leading provider of in-road wireless electric vehicle charging technology, ElectReon, as President. (Photo: Business Wire)

Reuven “Ruvi” Rivlin, former President of Israel, joins leading provider of in-road wireless electric vehicle charging technology, ElectReon, as President. (Photo: Business Wire)

During his tenure as Israeli President, Rivlin strongly supported sustainability initiatives and fighting climate change. He also spoke out on setting achievable and clear targets for fighting global warming.

"After the pleasure of serving the people of Israel for the last seven years, I have decided to continue focusing on one of the world’s most critical issues: the conservation of our planet,” said Rivlin. “With ElectReon there is an incredible opportunity to decarbonize the transportation sector by growing a network of electrified roadways that will make EV ownership more attainable.”

As the leading provider of wireless charging solutions for EVs, ElectReon has developed a technology that fundamentally changes the way EVs are operated. By electrifying the road below the vehicle, EVs are able to charge while in motion or while stopped一meeting the needs and efficiency demands of drivers, eliminating range anxiety, lowering total costs of EV ownership, and reducing battery capacity needs.

As President of ElectReon, Rivlin will cultivate relationships with governments and companies around the world, particularly in the United Statesto increase the company’s footprint globally and continue to build out an international network of electrified roadways and wireless charging stations for bus, taxi and delivery fleets at their facilities. Currently, ElectReon is operating a series of active wireless charging road pilots and deployments in Sweden, Germany, Italy, and Tel Aviv.

“We are very excited about the joining of Ruvi, a leader of international stature, to the ElectReon team,” said Oren Ezer, CEO of ElectReon. “Together with his passion for green energy and ElectReon’s promise to accelerate EV adoption through accessible charging, we will help to create a better and more sustainable future for all.”

About ElectReon

ElectReon is the leading provider of wireless charging solutions for electric vehicles (EVs), providing end-to-end charging infrastructure and services to meet the needs and efficiency demands of shared, public and commercial fleet operators and consumers. The company’s proprietary inductive technology dynamically (while in motion) and statically (while stopped) charges EVs quickly and safely, eliminating range anxiety, lowering total costs of EV ownership, and reducing battery capacity needs—making it one of the most environmentally sustainable, scalable, and compelling charging solutions available today. ElectReon works with cities and fleet operators on a charging as a service (CaaS) platform that enables cost-effective electrification of public, commercial, and autonomous fleets for smooth and continuous operation. For more information, visit electreon.com.

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Source: ElectReon