MALVERN, Pa., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With a rapidly expanding portfolio of successful automatic, wireless high-power EV charging projects across the U.S.A., Momentum Dynamics Corporation is now taking a big global step into Europe, the Middle East and beyond.
Momentum Dynamics Global Deployment & Outlook, 2022
John Holland – Commercial Director, Europe and Middle East – Momentum Dynamics
Momentum’s focus to date has been on charging electric bus and truck operations. However, in response to accelerating global customer demand for automatic wireless charging of private passenger cars, particularly in luxury segments and high utilization taxi operations, Momentum is expanding its global footprint and product offerings. There is also pressure mounting to deploy automatic wireless charging for the developing autonomous vehicle industry, where hands-free charging is considered essential.
To accelerate these growth opportunities in Europe and the Middle East, and to bring a wealth of passenger car and autonomous vehicle experience, Momentum has announced the appointment of John Holland, formerly of Jaguar Land Rover, to the new position of Commercial Director, Europe and Middle East.
“The Momentum team is excited and proud to have John represent us in all things East of the Atlantic” said Bob Kacergis, Momentum’s Chief Commercial Officer. “John has a proven history of delivering on a large portfolio of complex projects with multiple partners. For such an experienced senior automotive professional to join Momentum from Jaguar Land Rover is a profound achievement for our company. John has vision and boundless energy combined with a genuine belief in our technology, so we expect remarkable things to happen – in fact, they already have. John’s unique background of automotive engineering and having successfully overseen a wireless integration will play into our broader roll-out in the passenger vehicle marketplace.”
John has over 24 years’ experience in the automotive industry and is a proven commercial partnership lead, strategic business development professional and has produced an impressive catalogue of successful program delivery during his career to date.
Immediately prior to joining Momentum, John led the Jaguar Land Rover partnership with Waymo, Google’s autonomous driving company. A world first for the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace; now driving autonomously around U.S. streets. John’s business development team delivered the program which produced the world’s first all-electric Google Street View / Air View (air quality monitoring) vehicle in Dublin. During his time at JLR, John also led the world’s first wireless charging EV taxi fleet program by coordinating with Momentum Dynamics, which is where Momentum discovered him.
At Momentum, John’s mandate is to grow the presence of wireless charging outside of the U.S.A. and lead new passenger car sector partnerships. John also leads the existing focus …….