EVgo Names Keith Hutchison as First Chief People Officer

EVgo Names First Chief People Officer

Keith Hutchison brings over two decades of experience working in human resources within the energy and EV sectors.

EVgo Inc. announced the appointment of Keith Hutchison as Chief People Officer (CPO). Hutchison brings over two decades of experience working in human resources within the energy and EV sectors, and, as EVgo’s first CPO, he will be responsible for the oversight of the Company’s entire employee lifecycle, from attraction and recruitment to development, retention and reward, according to the latest press information.

Hutchison will report to EVgo CEO Badar Khan.

“With the seismic shift in the competitive landscape for EV charging over the last few months, it is essential that EVgo doubles down on investments in our culture and employee engagement so that we can attract – and retain – best-in-class talent,” said Khan. “An essential part of growing as a business is developing our internal community – and the introduction of our first Chief People Officer is a vital next step in building upon EVgo’s people initiatives to position us to continue to achieve our mission of Electric for All.”

Hutchison’s career spans numerous HR leadership positions across the U.S. and the U.K., according to EVgo. Prior to joining EVgo, he served as the Chief People Officer of Tritium, where he led the design and delivery of entirely new people programs and policies following its listing as a public company in early 2022.

Hutchison is a graduate of the University of Northumbria with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management, as well as a Fellow of the UK’s Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD). He has been named to the National Diversity Council’s Top 50 Chief Diversity Officer List in 2020 and to its Top 100 HR Professionals List in 2022.

You May Also Like

GreenPower to Showcase its EV School Bus Safety at STN Reno

Transportation experts, school districts, government officials, public utilities and industry professionals gather annually at STN Expo Reno to network and explore training methods, products and service.

GreenPower Motor Company Inc. announced the company's participation at School Transportation News (STN) Expo Reno. The conference and trade show will take place from July 12 to 17, 2024 in Reno, Nevada at the Peppermill Resort.  

"At GreenPower, our commitment lies in guaranteeing safe, sustainable and sensible school transportation," said GreenPower President Brendan Riley. "We look forward to engaging in another year at STN, where we will demonstrate GreenPower's unwavering dedication to safety and dependability. Our all-electric, purpose-built, zero-emission school buses are reshaping student transportation, offering families and communities a safe, healthy mode of travel for kids."

Toyota Invests in EV Charging Network IONNA

IONNA plans to install at least 30,000 charging ports in North America by 2030, and stations will include both NACS and CCS connectors to support all BEV drivers.

ionna Chargers
AESC Appoints CEO for US and Europe

Knudt Flor will also serve as global head of quality, reporting to CEO Shoichi Matsumoto.

Knudt-Flor_AESC
Toyota Chooses Communities to Receive EVgo Fast Chargers

Guided by its ‘Empact’ vision to address equitable EV charging and mobility for all, Toyota has revealed the first communities that will receive DC fast chargers — Baldwin Park, CA, and Sacramento, CA.

Toyota-Chooses-Communities-to-Receive-EVgo-Fast-Chargers
Wallbox Announces the Launch of Faster Charger

The newest addition to the product family is designed to charge at up to 220 kW, meaning that it can fully charge a passenger EV up to 100 miles in as little as eight minutes, the company said.

Wallbox-new-charger
Other Posts
Daigle Joins SEMA Government Affairs as Director, Communications

Matt Daigle is a communicator with more than 20 years of experience and leadership in advocacy and member communications.

FullSpeed Automotive Appoints President of Retail Operations

Harry T. Jenkins, IV brings a wealth of experience and knowledge from his decades-long career in the automotive industry, FullSpeed Automotive said.

CarParts.com Announces Appointment of CMO 
Respect Your Elders

Kaufman suggests that your forward planning includes a solid look at the “Olds” (those 65 and older), and the implications of demographic changes on the aftermarket.

Respect Your Elders
Clarios Announces Additions, Promotions Within its Aftermarket Team 

Iain McDaniels is promoted to vice president, aftermarket and market development, for U.S. and Canada.

ACC-Board-Now-Accepting-Nominations