Leading electric vehicle charging technology company, Franklin Energy, has made two new key appointments as part of the firms ongoing expansion plans.
Harry Petch has been appointed as Operations Manager whilst Tom Heagerty has taken on the role of Business Development Associate.
With a national remit, Harry will be responsible for on-boarding, monitoring and maintaining all chargers, as well as managing Franklin Energy’s rapidly increasing customer base. With several years’ experience in the automotive and IT industry at Jaguar Land Rover, he brings an in-depth and technical knowledge to the post through his understanding of hybrid and electric vehicles.
Tom will oversee and manage internal and external marketing, responding to new business enquiries and sourcing new business. With a strong background in marketing and sales, Tom founded and managed a Leeds/Manchester based music events company for four years during university whilst completing a series of advertising and marketing internships.
Harry commented: “Franklin is a fantastic business that is growing rapidly in terms of the products that it supplies and the company’s, groups and businesses its working and partnering with.
“As part of my new role, I’m keen to educate the market place on how electric cars and electric vehicle charging works, how the installation process works, the benefits etc. EV driving is still gathering momentum and so being on board with a company like Franklin in these early stages is incredibly exciting and offers huge scope and potential.”
Tom added: “This is a brilliant opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company in a really interesting sector. I will be responsible for elevating awareness of Franklin and supporting them in their bid to get as many chargers on the ground as possible whilst remaining at the forefront of EV Charging infrastructure.”
Robert Byrne, Managing Director of Franklin Energy added: “Both Harry and Tom are incredibly enthusiastic and hardworking guys who are passionate and knowledgable about the electric vehicle industry. Now is an important time for Franklin as more and more people begin to consider some form of electric charging infrastructure.
“Bringing Tom and harry on board will help us increase our brand awareness and drive sales, consolidating our position in existing sectors whilst exploring new opportunities.”