SEA Electric goes from power to power, expands management group


While SEA Electric began out as an amazing Australian enterprise, their electrical automobile efforts within the industrial house cannot be contained and the corporate is increasing it’s management within the Global Headquarters out of the US.

After creating EV retrofits of a number of truck kind elements, SEA Electric has been profitable in promoting all-electric storage vans, cherry pickers, meals supply and extra. While Australia is a vital unique story, the US provides a a lot bigger potential for development, with numerous manufacturing and know-how capabilities and the corporate believes that development can later be replicated in Europe.

“The sheer size of the opportunities before us, which began in Australia and the Pacific region, are exponentially growing within the US and European markets. We have an extremely compelling story to tell, from the solid foundation of the technology and people behind us in our original home in Australia to those who are joining our journey worldwide. We are anxious for the future and the positive direction it holds.”

Tony Fairweather, SEA Electric president and founder

On the heels of its current US $42 million fairness financing announcement, SEA Electric additionally closed its newest buy of 1,000 electrical automobile batteries from long-time know-how accomplice Soundon New Energy Technology (China’s main environmental safety trade enterprise).

This essential transaction helps SEA Electric’s proprietary SEA-Drive 70, 100 and 120 main power-system fashions. While many of the preliminary items are slated for the United States, the stability will go to SEA Electric inventories in Australia, New Zealand and Southeast Asia, in addition to the corporate’s first entry into the European market.

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Continuing to stability a current string of profitable enterprise methods, international automotive know-how firm SEA Electric, is increasing the management group in its US-based international headquarters with the current administration additions of Michael (Mike) Menyhart, Chief Strategy Officer and Kathleen(Katie)LaVoy, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary.  Both executives safe a robust Midwest presence, bridging SEA Electric’s nationwide expanse which already consists of the West Coast, an innovation middle in Iowa and plans to construct a presence within the larger New York space.

According to Tony Fairweather, SEA Electric president and founder, the corporate’s greatest learnings over the previous yr could nicely have been their silver lining. 

 “The virtual and remote world in which we’ve all become accustomed has opened opportunities for talents and human capital not tied to a single location – and our growth is a living example.  The management team we have created, and now led by Mike and Katie, provide access to the best talent to match our world class technology and IP.”

Tony Fairweather, SEA Electric president and founder

Menyhart joins SEA Electric with a robust background in banking, company improvement, finance, and common administration with former senior positions at Accenture, SunTrust Bank, and Genpact. His expertise brings a strong basis and base of capital markets relationships that may lead SEA Electric by its pure evolution towards one as a publicly-traded firm. In addition, his earlier work within the digital transformation and superior know-how house will assist hold SEA Electric because the chief in industrial electrical automobile energy programs.

Michael Menyhart, Chief Strategy Officer

“It’s exciting to become involved in an industry and company that will not only deliver tremendous global environmental impact but also deliver compelling outcomes for our clients through unmatched total cost of ownership and reliability.

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We are in a position to lead the movement for global environmental sustainability.  The delivery and logistics industry is at an inflection point and SEA Electric is driving the industry transformation from harmful greenhouse gases to zero emissions.  We will make a huge difference in the world while significantly improving the driver experience and building a better alternative to the internal combustion engine.”

The addition of Katie LaVoy as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary brings confirmed experience of strategic considering and industrial data to seek out authorized and compliance options.

Katie LaVoy as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

“Good governance starts before you go public. My number one goal is to apply my past experience and leadership from public companies to build the worldwide compliance necessary for SEA Electric to be regarded as a top tier company – one that positions its technology and sustainability on the forefront and recognizes the people that created it.”

LaVoy’s numerous management roles have stemmed from 13 years of expertise on the publicly traded Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation – a big international company inside the maritime trade that allows marine transportation.  She holds a doctorate of legislation diploma from the Northwestern University School of Law and an Executive MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.  Her litigation portfolio consists of delivering high-value authorized options to difficult points.