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 is a leading U.S.-based developer of battery cell technology and integrated solution manufacturer for the energy storage and e-mobility sectors. With clients in energy storage, e-mobility, utility, industrial and defense markets, KORE provides battery products and solutions that are the backbone for decarbonization across the globe. KORE is uniquely positioned to serve these markets as an integrated provider of cells, batteries, and solutions. Commercial production at the KOREPlex is targeted for the end of 2024, early 2025. The KOREPlex will have an initial annual production capacity of 6 GWh of battery cells, which may be expanded to 12 GWh to meet market demand. KORE is headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with operations in Waterbury, Vermont, and Buckeye, Arizona.