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Kempower appoints Tim Joyce as President, North America, and member of the Management Team 

Kempower Corporation, Company release, July 12, 2023, at 9.30 a.m. EEST 

Kempower has appointed Tim Joyce as President, North America, and member of the company’s Management Team. He will start in the role in August 2023 and will be based in the United States.  

Tim Joyce is a U.S. citizen and joins Kempower from KONE Corporation, which is one of the world’s leading companies in the elevator and escalator industry. At KONE, Joyce most recently held the position of Managing Director, U.K. & Ireland, responsible for an organization of nearly 2,000 employees. Prior to that, Joyce was Senior Vice President of KONE’s South Region in the United States and has held several other management positions at Republic Services, Culligan International and Cintas Corporation in the United States. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Indiana University. 

Tomi Ristimäki, CEO of Kempower comments:

“I am very pleased to welcome Tim to the Kempower Management Team. He has extensive experience in management positions in a variety of industries, both in the U.S. and in Europe. He will bring strong expertise from the service business to the management team.”  

Tomi Ristimäki, CEO of Kempower

Kempower is currently establishing an electric vehicles (EV) charging station production facility in Durham, North Carolina, the United States. The company will start the production NEVI (National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure) compliant DC chargers by the end of 2023.   

The members of Kempower’s Management Team as of August 2023: 

Chief Executive Officer Tomi Ristimäki 

Chief Financial Officer Jukka Kainulainen 

Chief Operating Officer Sanna Otava 

Chief Sales Officer Tommi Liuska 

Chief Technology Officer Mikko Veikkolainen 

Chief Markets Officer Jussi Vanhanen 

Chief Service Business Officer Juha-Pekka Suomela 

President, North America Tim Joyce 

Vice President, Communications Paula Savonen – member of the extended management team 

Chief Engineer Petri Korhonen – member of the extended management team 

General Counsel Sanna Lehti – member of the extended management team 

Vice President, People & Culture Hanne Peltola – member of the extended management team 

Additional information: 
Tomi Ristimäki, CEO, Kempower  
Tel. +358 29 0021900 

Kempower, media relations: 
Petra Toivanen, Communications Manager, Kempower  
Tel. +358 29 0021900 

Certified Adviser: 
Aktia Alexander Corporate Finance Oy 
Tel. +358 50 520 4098 

Kempower in brief 

We design and manufacture reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles. Our vision is to create the world’s most desired EV charging solutions for everyone, everywhere. Our product development and production are based in Finland, with the majority of our materials and components sourced locally. We focus on all areas of e-mobility, from electric cars, trucks, and buses to machines and marine. Our modular and scalable charging system and world-class software are designed by EV drivers for EV drivers, enabling the best user experience for our customers around the world. Kempower is listed in the Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland.