Blink Charging Adds to Corporate Leadership, Enhances Growth Capabilities

Blink Charging Adds to Corporate Leadership

The company announced three new top leadership appointments.

Blink Charging Co., global owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, announced the Blink Board of Directors approved three additions to Blink’s executive leadership.

Newly appointed were: Michael Battaglia as chief revenue officer; Mark Pastrone as chief operating officer; and Aviv Hillo, Esq. as executive vice president of mergers and acquisitions. These appointments mark an elevated focus toward Blink’s accelerated growth and meeting the industry’s demand for reliable charging solutions as EV sales continue to climb, according to Blink.

“I am excited about the growth and viability of Blink Charging and with these additions to the senior executive team, I am confident we will meet the challenges ahead and thrive, having the right people in the right place,” said Michael D. Farkas, executive chairman and chief executive officer of Blink Charging. “We have identified our needs in order to meet the growing demands of the EV charging industry and with this accomplished and unparalleled group of industry experts, Blink will continue to be a leader in providing EV charging solutions.”

Battaglia has served as senior vice president of sales and business development for Blink since December 2020. He will oversee Blink’s global sales organization, develop go-to-market strategies, and identify new overseas expansion opportunities. 

Pastrone has served as chief operating officer of the Company’s subsidiary SemaConnect, acquired in June 2022, where he played a key role in building the company’s sales, service, technology, and production capabilities. He will now serve as COO for Blink as the two companies align all operational activities.

Hillo has served as general counsel since June 2018, and in addition to those duties will focus on the company’s M&A strategies. 

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