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EO Charging Appoints Richard Staveley as CEO

LONDON, UK, 07 May 2024: EO Charging ("EO"), a global pioneer in electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for depot-based fleets, today announced the appointment of Richard Staveley as its new CEO. Founder Charlie Jardine will transition to the role of President and Founder. Jardine will be relocating to the US later this year so he can focus on growing EO’s presence in North America and other global markets. 

“After 10 years of growing the business, it is a real privilege to be able to hand over the CEO reins so I can focus on expanding the business globally. It is my pleasure to announce Richard Staveley as EO's new CEO. His leadership and strong investor backing place EO in an excellent position to advance our goals and further galvanise our presence as the go-to partner for fleet electrification globally,

Charlie Jardine, President & Founder of EO Charging
Richard's appointment is poised to leverage EO Charging's strong foundation, backed by strategic investments from Zouk Capital and Vortex Energy; the company received an $80 million investment round in February 2023. Richard Staveley is renowned for his transformative approach and success in driving growth within PE and VC-funded companies in the e-mobility, IoT, and telecommunications sectors. Currently, Richard serves as Chairperson for Zest, an EV Charge Point Operator in the UK's public charging e-mobility sector.   

With Staveley as CEO and Jardine on the ground in the US, they will drive forward the company's mission of expanding its fleet charging solution business in North America and across Europe whilst maintaining its position as a frontrunner in the fast-developing UK market. This shift aligns with EO Charging's strategic aim to become the go-to partner in EV fleet charging globally as the adoption of zero-emission transportation continues to gain momentum within the EV charging infrastructure sector.  
“I am delighted to take on the CEO role at such a pivotal time for the EV charging industry. Leveraging our market position as a foundation for growth and with the support of our committed investors, we have a tremendous opportunity ahead of us. EO Charging is well-positioned and well-prepared to address the challenges and growing demands of this fast-expanding sector. I am excited to lead the company through its next phase of development, focusing on innovation, charging-as-a-service, and market expansion,

Richard Staveley, CEO of EO Charging
Over the past several years, EO has grown significantly and has now deployed over 85,000 chargers worldwide, and its customers include Amazon, DHL, Uber, and Tesco. EO has made the Financial Times FT1000 the fastest-growing company for the third time, solidifying its disruptive position in the EV market.