e-Zinc Appoints Veteran Energy and Venture Capitalist Ron Dizy to its Board of Directors | New
TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 26, 2022–
e-Zincthe company that enables long-lasting, sustainable energy storage with its zinc-air battery, today announced it has named the energy and technology industry leader Ron Dizy to its board of directors. As a board member, Dizy will bring deep industry experience to help e-Zinc grow, commercialize its energy storage technology and secure new financing.
Currently, Dizy is co-founder and CEO of Red pot capital where it plays a dual role of operator and investor in the advanced technology and energy sectors. At Red Jar, Dizy is responsible for managing day-to-day operations, directing investments and finding ways to consistently add value to Red Jar’s portfolio and partner companies. Dizy is also an active participant in the advanced energy industry, and is frequently called upon as a consultant by government, energy agencies, and utility organizations.
“A key requirement for a sustainable energy future is long-term storage. e-Zinc’s vision to bring this capability into a profitable and sustainable package was the key factor that motivated me to join its board of directors,” said Ron Dizy. “I have watched James’ leadership at e-Zinc over the past three years and am very impressed with the progress e-Zinc has made in validating its zinc-air batteries. I am delighted to help the company bring this technology to large-scale commercial adoption.”
Prior to co-founding Red Jar, Dizy was Chief Commercial Officer at Spark Power, where he led sales, product management and marketing, business development, and corporate strategy with a focus on bringing new solutions centered on the customer to the industrial, commercial, and utility markets. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Partnerships at the cleantech startup community and consultancy firm MaRS, where he was responsible for helping utilities around the world embrace innovation at scale and help them survive in a world rapidly changing with technology, customer preferences and regulations.
“We are delighted to welcome Ron to e-Zinc’s Board of Directors and to leverage his deep expertise in energy, technology and venture capital to advance the commercialization of our zinc-based long-life energy storage systems,” said James Larsen, CEO. at e-Zinc. “As an industry leader, Ron brings valuable and diverse experience, a pragmatic perspective, and shares our passion for enabling a renewable energy future. We look forward to learning from him and building a bright future for e-Zinc together.
For more information, visit www.e-zinc.ca.
e-Zinc is a Toronto-based zinc-air battery company. The company’s energy storage system can be up to 80% more cost effective than comparable lithium-ion systems for long-duration applications. Above all, its energy storage system can operate in cold and hot climates and is made of abundant and recyclable materials. www.e-zinc.ca.
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