Ecobat completes the management team with the addition of a new CFO
IRVING, Texas, August 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ecobat, the global leader in battery recycling, today announced the appointment of Jamie Pierson as CFO.
Jamie was until recently CFO for YRC Worldwide (NASDAQ: YELL), where he was responsible for the company’s operational and financial strategy. In addition to his financial responsibilities, Jamie has managed relationships with credit rating agencies, financial and industry analysts, lenders and shareholders. Jamie has over 10 years of experience in investment banking, financial restructuring, advisory and corporate development including: strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions advisory, capital raising and corporate services. business consultancy. His past experiences also include developing the process of acquiring and integrating a $ 1.1 billion logistics holding company. Prior to YRC, Jamie worked at Alvarez & Marsal, Prime Source Building Products Inc and Horizon Global Corporation as interim CFO. Jamie holds a BBA in Finance with a concentration in Accounting and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from The University of Texas at Austin.
“Jamie has led companies through significant transformations, and he is the right financial leader for Ecobat today,” said Jimmy herring, President and CEO of Ecobat. “With his experience and expertise, Jamie will be an asset to our leadership team and help shape the future of Ecobat by turning financial information into effective business strategies. ”
This leadership appointment culminates with the recent creation of a new management team at Ecobat. Over the past twelve months, Ecobat has appointed five people to the management team, including Jenn congdon as director of human resources, Paul harper as director of sustainable development, Jamie lee as chief information officer, Théa Soule as sales manager and Daniel Terrell as head of litigation. Additionally, Craig clark, who joined the company in 2017, was also promoted to President of Principal Operations in the past year, completing the leadership team.
“It is an exciting and dynamic period at Ecobat. With the recent acquisition of the Promesa lithium-ion recycler and the launch of our new digital identity, this leadership team will ensure that Ecobat continues to make cutting-edge innovations, and we position Ecobat for solid growth in the years to come. come as our industry adapts for the future, ”added Herring.
According to the World Economic Forum, batteries, including those containing lead and lithium-ion components, could provide 600 million people with access to electricity, create 10 million safe and sustainable jobs and help make significant progress towards the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.
The leader in the collection, recycling, production and distribution of energy storage resources essential to modern life.
From batteries used in vehicles and renewable energy infrastructure to back-up power systems that support hospitals and data centers, the materials we recycle and produce are critical components of technologies developed to meet the global needs of energy storage. With the increasing adoption of electric vehicles and the ever increasing need for batteries, we are continually expanding our collection and recycling management services for all types of batteries and all chemicals. It’s all part of our commitment to protect the planet for all.
Edelman for Ecobat