Leading Renewable Energy Minigrid Developer Husk Power Systems Expands Global Leadership Team
Fort Collins, CO, USA, 15 September 2020 — Today, Husk Power Systems (huskpowersystems.com), a next generation power company operating renewable energy minigrids in Asia and Africa, announced the addition of three new members to its global executive team. The hires strengthen Husk’s leadership and set the company up to deliver 10x growth over the next five years.
Dilip Panjwani joined the company as the Global Chief Financial Officer (CFO), following 22 years of finance experience, most recently as CFO of Yupp TV and Hinduja Group. He has successfully raised US $500 million of equity and debt funding from capital markets. Mr. Panjwani will work closely with the CEO and help raise a next round of equity and debt capital to fuel rapid expansion of the company’s minigrid assets.
Manish Kapoor took on the role of Vice President of Global Marketing. Mr. Kapoor has spearheaded marketing programs for over two decades for fast-moving and durable consumer goods companies, including Pepsico, Nestle and Havells. He has led teams in product development, product portfolio management, pricing, and last mile distribution. He has also conceived and launched multiple brands and products.
Rajneesh Kumar joined as Vice President of Global Sales. During his quarter century of B2B and B2C sales experience, he has developed business models and processes to drive sustained and consistent revenue growth, profitability, and expansion of market share. Mr. Kumar previously worked with companies including DS Group, Pepsico, Nutrine Confectionary, Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communication, Idea Cellular Ltd, OPPO Mobile India Pvt Ltd.
“At Husk Power Systems, we are committed to building the most knowledgeable and experienced leadership team from both the B2B and B2C sectors, which will help Husk become the best managed minigrid company in the world,” said Manoj Sinha, CEO and co-founder. “The additions of Dilip, Manish and Rajneesh to our rapidly growing company are critical to scaling sales and ensuring financial excellence.”
About Husk Power Systems
Founded in 2008, Husk Power Systems is an advanced energy services company that accelerates access to clean, modern and affordable electricity in Africa and Asia by developing and operating renewable energy minigrids. Its customer-centric service matches the growing needs of households, businesses, and community services. The company’s grid-compatible solution also supports national electrification plans. For more information, visit huskpowersystems.com
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