Charge Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: CRGE) ("Charge" or the "Company”), a leading electrical, broadband and EV charging infrastructure company, has announced the expansion of its executive team with the appointment of Matthew Chee as Senior Vice President, Growth.
In his expanded role, Chee, who has served as Charge’s Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) since joining the Company in 2020, will continue to leverage his 20 years of industry experience to drive growth for Charge. He will oversee all marketing and sales strategies, new business development, relationship and people management, internal sales, budget, and marketing reporting systems, along with his current M&A responsibilities. Chee will report to Charge’s Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Craig Denson.
“Matt is a respected leader with a proven track record of success at Charge and throughout his career,” said Denson. “We look forward to benefiting from Matt’s skillset in his new role as SVP of Growth, where he will be focused on elevating our sales and marketing strategies, thereby advancing our mission to bring innovative connectivity infrastructure to new markets.”
“Since joining Charge in 2020, I’ve seen the Company deliver best-in-class service offerings and infrastructure solutions across its portfolio of brands,” said Chee. “In my new role, I look forward to increasing value across Charge’s enterprise product portfolio, advertising assets, social media platforms, and partnerships to fortify our operations and strengthen our footprint heading into 2024.”
Prior to joining Charge, Chee served as SVP of Global Sales and Corporate development for PTGi International Carrier Services, Inc. He was a founding partner at Excel Telecommunications and a Co-Founder of Mercantel Communications. Chee holds a BBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
About Charge Enterprises, Inc.
Charge Enterprises, Inc. is an electrical, broadband and EV charging infrastructure company that provides clients with end-to-end project management services. We operate in two segments: Infrastructure, which has a primary focus on EV charging, broadband and wireless, and electrical contracting services; and Telecommunications, which provides connection of voice calls, Short Message Services (SMS) and data to global carriers. Our vision is to be a leader in enabling the next wave of transportation and connectivity. By building, designing, and operating seamless infrastructure for electric vehicles, we aim to create a future where transportation is clean, efficient, and connected and to empower individuals, communities, and businesses to thrive in a more sustainable world. Our plan is to cultivate repeat customers and recurring revenues by deploying a multi-phased strategy, initially where investment in the EV charging revolution is taking place, the nation’s approximately 18,000 franchised auto dealers.
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