Romeo Power announces expansion of its management team with the appointments of CFO and CFO
LOS ANGELES–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Romeo Power, Inc. (“Romeo Power”) (NYSE: RMO), an energy technology leader providing advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications, today announced the appointment of the Senior Executive Kerry A. Shiba as Chief Financial Officer, effective July 6, 2021. Mr. Shiba brings over 30 years of financial expertise to the Romeo Power team, including extensive experience managing public companies. As part of this appointment, current CFO Lauren Webb will advance to a new role of Chief Strategy and Commercial Officer where she will develop, implement and manage Romeo Power’s corporate strategy and business development efforts.
“We are all delighted to welcome Kerry to our leadership team at Romeo Power,” said Lionel Selwood, Jr., CEO of Romeo Power. “Kerry’s impressive career and track record of optimizing financial performance and operations in billion dollar public companies stood out when we considered strengthening our leadership team. With Kerry’s financial leadership, I am confident that Romeo Power can successfully grow our operations as we continue to transform the commercial and industrial transportation industry.
Prior to joining Romeo Power, Mr. Shiba served as Chief Financial Officer at Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (formerly NYSE: WAIR), where he led initiatives to reduce costs, increase cash flow, secure the financing and improve efficiency. Mr. Shiba was also CFO of Superior Industries International, Inc. (NYSE: SUP), Remy International, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: REMY) and Kaiser Aluminum Corporation (NASDAQ: KALU). During his career, Mr. Shiba has led companies in initial public offerings, privatization transactions and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Shiba graduated with Distinction from Baldwin Wallace College with a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Political Science.
“I am delighted to join the dynamic and forward-looking team of Romeo Power, a manufacturing company so deeply committed to securing a sustainable future for the world. Mr. Shiba said. “Having worked with leading companies in the manufacturing industry, I am delighted to collaborate with a new generation of visionary thinkers and engineers as the Romeo Power team continues to push the boundaries of technological innovation. electric vehicles. ”
In addition to the appointment of Mr. Shiba, Romeo Power also announced the appointment of Yun Han as the chief accounting officer. Ms. Han most recently served as Vice President, Corporate Controller at ImmunityBio, Inc. Previously, she worked in the PwC country office and owned and founded an accounting consulting group where she helped companies prepare for their introduction into stock Exchange.
“Together, Kerry and Yun bring the experience, skills and passion we need to continue to accelerate the electrification revolution,” said Mr. Selwood, Jr. “These experts will be incredibly well placed with Lauren who will lead cross-functional collaboration and market insight in his new role.
About Romeo Power
Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Romeo Power (NYSE: RMO) is an energy technology leader providing advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications. The company’s industry-leading hardware suite, combined with its innovative battery management system, provides the security, performance, reliability and configurability its customers need to be successful. Romeo Power’s 113,000 square foot manufacturing facility brings its flexible design and development process in-house to package the most energy-dense modules on the market. To follow all of Romeo Power, please follow the company on social media @romeopowerinc or visit romeopower.com.