Eos Energy Enterprises Appoints Jeff McNeil to Board of Directors
Former Enphase senior executive brings extensive global manufacturing and supply chain experience in the semiconductor and energy industries to the Eos Board
EDISON, N.J., Oct. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eos Energy Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: EOSE) ("Eos" or the “Company”), a leading provider of safe, scalable, efficient, and sustainable zinc-based long duration energy storage systems, today announced that Jeff McNeil, former Chief Operating Officer, and Executive Vice President of Enphase, has been appointed to the Eos Board of Directors, effective October 6, 2023.
McNeil brings over 40 years of engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, quality, customer service and executive management experience in the semiconductor, disk drive, and solar industries holding various senior roles. Prior to Enphase, Jeff held an impressive 21-year tenure at Cypress Semiconductor, where he served as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations responsible for manufacturing, planning, and logistics.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff to the Eos Board,” said Russ Stidolph, Chairman of Eos. “As we continue to grow and scale our business, Jeff’s extensive operational knowledge and the critical role he played at Enphase makes him a great addition to our Board.”
McNeil is currently serving as a board member for Upstart Power, a residential fuel cell manufacturer. With his previous experience as both an advisor and board member in the manufacturing space, he brings expertise and insights to support Eos as the Company focuses on executing operational scale for the Eos Z3™ energy storage system.
“Jeff is a great addition to our Board, and he also strengthens our operational domain expertise. His guidance will be instrumental in helping us deliver our planned capacity expansion and scale the company,” said Joe Mastrangelo, Chief Executive Officer. “I look forward to partnering with him and having his real-world experience and guidance to position Eos for the next phase of its development.”
“It’s an honor to join the Board at such a pivotal time in the Company’s growth,” McNeil said. “I look forward to leveraging my past experiences to help the Company navigate a rapidly evolving environment as it continues to scale and to help position Eos to become a key player in the world’s energy transition.”
Eos Energy Enterprises, Inc. is accelerating the shift to clean energy with positively ingenious solutions that transform how the world stores power. Our breakthrough Znyth™ aqueous zinc battery was designed to overcome the limitations of conventional lithium-ion technology. Safe, scalable, efficient, sustainable—and manufactured in the U.S—it's the core of our innovative systems that today provide utility, industrial, and commercial customers with a proven, reliable energy storage alternative for 3- to 12-hour applications. Eos was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Edison, New Jersey. For more information about Eos (NASDAQ: EOSE), visit eose.com.
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