- Elke Temme resigns her responsibilities for private reasons
- Giovanni Palazzo named SVP Charging & Energy
Change at the top of the Charging and Energy Business Unit
Elke Temme, who leads the Charging and Energy Business Unit with the brands Elli and Electrify America and bundles the Group's global activities on charging infrastructure and energy services within the Group's Technology Division, is stepping down from her duties with immediate effect. For private reasons, Temme is taking a three-month sabbatical and will then be available to the company part time until the end of the year. The new SVP Charging and Energy will be Giovanni Palazzo, who is responsible for the North American DC-charging network Electrify America as President and CEO since 2018. Due to this change he will become chairman of the Electrify America board effective February 15, 2023.