Phoenix, Ariz. – January 11, 2022 – KORE Power, the U.S.-based developer and manufacturer of battery cell technology, today announced that Seema Phull has joined the company as chief operating officer. As COO, Ms. Phull will play a critical role in the manufacturing and delivering of KORE’s U.S.-made lithium-ion battery cells and the operation of the KOREPlex battery manufacturing facility in Arizona.
Ms. Phull is a transformational leader with more than twenty years of management consulting and industry experience in the high-tech manufacturing, consumer goods, and aerospace defense sectors, focusing on global supply chains and operating. Previously, she was the founder and CEO of ForeOptics, a management consultancy, and VP of Supply Chain Strategy and Integration at Honeywell Aerospace.
“KORE Power is leading a new era in domestic, clean energy manufacturing in Arizona’s Sustainable Valley,” said Lindsay Gorrill, KORE Power CEO. “Seema’s vision and experience leading high-tech organizations will be invaluable to us as KORE enters the next phase of its growth strategy.”
“By bringing American innovation and manufacturing strength to the development of modern battery cells, KORE Power is responding to the growing supply chain demands of the e-mobility and energy storage sectors,” Phull said. “I look forward to helping KORE deliver on this opportunity.”
In the coming months, KORE Power will announce new partnerships with electric mobility and energy storage customers, deploy the first Nomad Transportable Power System and begin the construction of the KOREPlex battery cell manufacturing facility near Phoenix.
Ms. Phull serves on the boards of several early-stage technology companies and mentors woman- and minority-owned businesses. She volunteers with non-profit organizations to help individuals with their life transitions and operating. She earned a Master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.
About KORE Power:
KORE Power, Inc. (KORE) is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with operations in Waterbury, Vermont, and Buckeye, Arizona. KORE is the leading U.S.-based developer of battery cell technology for the clean energy industry. With clients in energy storage, e-mobility, utility, industrial and mission-critical markets, KORE Power provides the backbone for decarbonization across the globe. As the first U.S.-based, American-owned, and fully integrated provider of cells, batteries, and solutions, KORE is uniquely positioned to serve these markets. Through the construction and operations of its large-scale battery cell manufacturing facility in the U.S., KORE is positioned to operate at 12 GWh per year capacity. The facility (the “KOREPlex”) will operate with net-zero carbon emissions through strategic partnerships and solar and storage co-generation.
KORE Power’s differentiated approach provides customers with direct access, unparalleled service, superior technology, and Tier 1 product availability. Focused on building sustainable communities, clean energy jobs, and green economic expansion, KORE Power is proud to offer a functional solution to real-world problems and fulfill market demand to deliver a zero-carbon future. The KOREPlex is expected to come to Buckeye, Arizona, and be the anchor to the development of the Sustainable Valley by the end of 2024. For more information, visit www.korepower.com.