Seasoned Global Technology Executive Joins LION E-Mobility to Drive the Company’s International Expansion
LION E-Mobility AG announced today that Roland Josef Bopp will join the company’s executive management team effective April 15th, 2017. Roland Bopp will work closely with the senior management team and will focus on accelerating our global growth and expansion. His main focus will be North America, one of the world’s largest markets for E-Mobility, where he will be responsible for supporting our customers in their global expansion and strengthening the existing relationships with our business partners such as Analog Devices/Linear Technology.
LION E-Mobility subsidiaries are innovative engineering service companies for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers of the automotive industry as well as other transportation sectors with a strong focus on electric storage solutions.
Prior to joining LION E-Mobility, Roland Bopp served in leadership roles of major established and emerging companies in global telecom services, automotive and renewable energy in the Americas and Europe.
Roland Bopp brings more than 20 years of executive leadership in North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia. He previously served as Chairman, President & CEO of the Americas for Deutsche Telekom Inc., New York, a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn, Germany. Over a period of three years he led the successful expansion of that business via organic growth and acquisitions. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of Mannesmann, a $20 billion telecom and engineering company. While at Mannesmann, Roland Bopp‘s responsibilities included the marketing/sales activities of Mannesmann’s global automotive components and systems to OEM manufacturers. Furthermore Mr. Bopp has served as a senior executive at several renewable and telecom companies.
“Roland Bopp brings tremendous business acumen and global contacts to this position,” said Mr. Daniel Quinger, CEO of LION E-Mobility AG. “His understanding of the industry and customer requirements and his experience in building, financing and expanding companies in the Americas, Europe and Asia is invaluable as we continue to expand our operational activities to global markets”.
“I am very pleased to join LION E-Mobility at this strategic moment,” said Roland Bopp. “The company’s engineering services positions are a solid base for penetrating the rapidly growing international markets.”