Hyzon Motors Appoints Investment and Business Development Specialist as Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand
Melbourne, Australia, July 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Hyzon Motors Inc., a Leading Global Supplier of Zero Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Has Appointed Veteran Investment and Business Development John edgley run the business Australia and New Zealand operations.
Edgley takes over as Managing Director July 23, situated at Melbourne, as Hyzon continues to expand its presence in the Australasian region.
Edgley joins Hyzon after serving as Chief Investment Officer for a multinational industrial conglomerate with operations in water and wastewater treatment, marine construction, infrastructure and diversified portfolio investments.
Edgley has extensive experience in innovating within traditional industrial operations, creating sustainable growth and business value by applying technology, systems and knowledge to the discipline of physical manufacturing. In his new role, Mr. Edgley will oversee the first delivery of hydrogen fuel cell coaches by Hyzon to Fortescue Metals Group’s Christmas Creek iron ore center in Western Australia and the first hydrogen engines from Hiringa Energy in New Zealand.
âThere is a huge opportunity in this part of the world for Hyzon to introduce its hydrogen fuel cell technology,â Mr. Edgley said. âLong distances, extreme weather conditions and difficult terrain, along with prolific mining activity, create the need for robust, high-performance technology. Unlike many other zero emission solutions, the high density fuel cells developed by Hyzon are uniquely suited to combat these environments. “
“We are at a turning point in history as hydrogen takes over from fossil fuels and Hyzon is positioned to fuel the next era of economic growth,” continued Mr. Edgley. âIt is a real privilege to create new jobs, new manufacturing and technology facilities and a fundamentally new industry in Australia and New Zealand, which will underpin a sustainable future for us all. “
CEO and co-founder of Hyzon Craig knight said Edgley âThe experience in the energy and industrial world will allow us to continue to expand our presence in these fast growing and hydrogen ready corners of the world. “
Edgley’s appointment precedes Hyzon’s merger with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ: DCRB), a special purpose acquisition company, which would make Hyzon a publicly traded company.
Hyzon sees increasing demand for zero-emission transportation solutions everywhere Australia and New Zealand. Under Edgley’s leadership, Hyzon will continue to introduce its imported commercial vehicles and also plans to localize production of key platforms, including garbage collection vehicles and road trains for the mining sector.
Edgley has also served as a director and managing director of Australian companies specializing in private equity, residential development and healthcare. He holds an MBA from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from University of Melbourne.
About Hyzon Motors Inc.
Based at Rochester, New York, with American operations also in Chicago and Detroit, and international operations in the Netherlands, Singapore, Australia and China, Hyzon is a leader in hydrogen mobility. Hyzon is a pure-play hydrogen mobility company that focuses exclusively on hydrogen in the commercial vehicle market. Using its proven and proprietary hydrogen fuel cell technology, Hyzon aims to provide zero emission heavy duty trucks and buses to customers of North America, Europe and all over the world. The company contributes to the growing adoption of hydrogen vehicles through its demonstrated technological advantage, leading fuel cell performance and history of rapid innovation. Visit www.hyzonmotors.com.
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