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Kempower appoints Tim Joyce as President, North America, and member of the Management Team

Kempower Corporation, Company release, July 12, 2023, at 9.30 a.m. EEST

Kempower has appointed Tim Joyce as President, North America, and member of the company’s Management Team. He will start in the role in August 2023 and will be based in the United States.

Tim Joyce is a U.S. citizen and joins Kempower from KONE Corporation, which is one of the world’s leading companies in the elevator and escalator industry. At KONE, Joyce most recently held the position of Managing Director, U.K. & Ireland, responsible for an organization of nearly 2,000 employees. Prior to that, Joyce was Senior Vice President of KONE’s South Region in the United States and has held several other management positions at Republic Services, Culligan International and Cintas Corporation in the United States. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Indiana University.

“I am very pleased to welcome Tim to the Kempower Management Team. He has extensive experience in management positions in a variety of industries, both in the U.S. and in Europe. He will bring strong expertise from the service business to the management team,” says Kempower’s CEO Tomi Ristimäki.

Kempower is currently establishing an electric vehicles (EV) charging station production facility in Durham, North Carolina, the United States. The company will start the production NEVI (National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure) compliant DC chargers by the end of 2023. 

The members of Kempower’s Management Team as of August 2023:

Chief Executive Officer Tomi Ristimäki

Chief Financial Officer Jukka Kainulainen

Chief Operating Officer Sanna Otava

Chief Sales Officer Tommi Liuska

Chief Technology Officer Mikko Veikkolainen

Chief Markets Officer Jussi Vanhanen

Chief Service Business Officer Juha-Pekka Suomela

President, North America Tim Joyce

Vice President, Communications Paula Savonen – member of the extended management team

Chief Engineer Petri Korhonen – member of the extended management team

General Counsel Sanna Lehti – member of the extended management team

Vice President, People & Culture Hanne Peltola – member of the extended management team


Additional information:

Tomi Ristimäki, CEO, Kempower

Tel. +358 29 0021900


Kempower, media relations:

Petra Toivanen, Communications Manager, Kempower

Tel. +358 29 0021900


Certified Adviser:

Aktia Alexander Corporate Finance Oy

Tel. +358 50 520 4098


Kempower in brief

We design and manufacture reliable and user-friendly DC fast-charging solutions for electric vehicles. Our vision is to create the world’s most desired EV charging solutions for everyone, everywhere. Our product development and production are based in Finland, with the majority of our materials and components sourced locally. We focus on all areas of e-mobility, from electric cars, trucks, and buses to machines and marine. Our modular and scalable charging system and world-class software are designed by EV drivers for EV drivers, enabling the best user experience for our customers around the world. Kempower is listed in the Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland.