Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced Gareth Joyce as president of its Proterra Powered and Energy business units.
As president of Proterra Powered and Energy, Joyce will lead Proterra’s growing business as a provider of its electric vehicle technology to commercial manufacturers and charging infrastructure solutions for heavy-duty electric fleets. In his role, Joyce will report directly to Proterra’s CEO Jack Allen.
“Proterra is thrilled to welcome Gareth to our team. This is an exciting time for Proterra Powered and Energy as vehicle manufacturers and fleet operators choose Proterra to power their commercial vehicles. Under Gareth’s leadership we look forward to accelerating our work to deliver clean, quiet transportation to more communities,” said Allen.
“Proterra is on the leading edge of the technologies that will address our environmental sustainability challenges and climate change by helping businesses and fleet operators electrify their commercial vehicles. I’m excited to join the Proterra team as we work to deliver even greater impact for our customers and the environment,” Joyce said.
Joyce brings 20 years of experience in the automotive and airline industries. Gareth joins Proterra after most recently serving as Delta Air Lines’ first chief sustainability officer where he was responsible for overseeing Delta’s efforts toward becoming carbon neutral and a responsible steward of our environment. Prior to joining Delta, Joyce held a variety of senior leadership positions with Mercedes-Benz throughout South Africa, Europe and North America – having served as VP of customer service for Mercedes-Benz North America and finally as the president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada.