Loughborough, England, United Kingdom
Energy, the global power technology company, today announced the
appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) – ARM Holdings’
CTO and co-founder Mike Muller; Zarir Cama, former Chief Executive
Officer of HSBC India and Malaysia; and Martin Bloom, Chairman of
Intelligent Energy is strengthening its Board of Directors as part of
the company’s strategic drive for global expansion within the motive,
stationary power and consumer electronics sectors. The three new
Non-Executive Directors bring considerable experience to the Board,
through the breadth of their strategic insight, global perspectives and
access to diverse markets.
“Martin, Mike and Zed all have a wealth of practical experience: they
know how to build and operate large businesses with global footprints.
There is no doubt that these appointments will strengthen our Board,
provide experience to build new business partnerships, widen our entry
into emerging markets and accelerate the commercialisation of our
technologies,” said John Rennocks, Chairman, Intelligent Energy.
Mike Muller is the Chief Technology Officer and co-founder of
ARM, the British-based semiconductor and software design company. Mr
Muller was one of the founding members of Arm Ltd when it was created as
a joint venture in 1990 between Apple and Acorn. He occupied the post of
Marketing Director and switched roles in 1996 to become Executive VP of
Business Development before becoming CTO in 2000. Mr Muller brings
unique experience in building a partnership-based business that has
enabled a broad ecosystem of 1000's of companies that collaborate
together to create innovative technology solutions.
Zarir J. Cama is a former Chief Executive Officer of HSBC India
and Malaysia, and was most recently the Group General Manager of Group
Management Office at HSBC Holdings plc prior to his retirement. Mr
Cama’s 44-year career at HSBC included a variety of senior management
positions in Asia and the Middle East. He currently holds non-executive
positions at HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited, The Saudi British Bank (SABB),
HSBC Private Banking Holdings (Suisse) SA, Tata Capital UK, Tata Capital
Pte Ltd Singapore and Strategic India Infrastructure Fund Pte Ltd
Martin Bloom is Chairman of Renesola, the global photovoltaic
manufacturer that he helped list on AIM London and more recently on the
New York Stock Exchange. Mr Bloom has steered Renesola through rapid
growth to become a $1 billion plus turnover company in just a few years.
Mr Bloom is a specialist in building high growth technology companies,
across a range of sectors. He has strong connections in Asia, in
particular with Chinese businesses, Institutions and government
“Zed, Mike and Martin are all seasoned executives with excellent
international networks in China, India, Malaysia, the MENA region and
the US, to name but a few geographies. They also have superb credentials
in how to grow, finance and successfully run global businesses in
different markets which are relevant to Intelligent Energy’s business
plans. They add significant strength and depth to our management team,
and will help drive Intelligent Energy’s growth in global markets,” said
Henri Winand, Chief Executive, Intelligent Energy.
About Intelligent Energy
Intelligent Energy is a leading power technology company with a globally
scalable business, operating in the stationary power, motive and
consumer electronics sectors. Our proprietary and highly efficient power
technologies are designed to be integrated into high volume, mass market
products and by working with Intelligent Energy we enable our customers
to resource efficiently accelerate and de-risk their go to market plans.
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