PITTSBURGH--()--Aquion Energy Inc., a developer and manufacturer of revolutionary Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) batteries and energy storage systems, has named Amy Higgins as its Vice President of Human Resources. Ms. Higgins was previously President of Global Human Resources Group, Inc.
“We’re very excited to welcome Amy to our team”
“We’re very excited to welcome Amy to our team,” said Scott Pearson, Aquion’s CEO. “With her deep background in organizational development and her passion for start-ups, she is a well-qualified and timely addition to our management team. Amy will play a critical role in executing on Aquion’s aggressive growth plans today and into the future.”
Ms. Higgins brings over 15 years of HR experience in a variety of industries, including the high-tech and manufacturing segments. In 2006, Ms. Higgins founded Global Human Resources Group, which provides companies with the knowledge and tools to maximize the productivity, effectiveness and motivation of human capital. Prior to founding Global Human Resources Group, Amy served as the Human Resources Director for Color Kinetics, where she was responsible for the strategic development and operational execution of their global HR efforts. She was also a member of the senior leadership team that successfully executed the company’s IPO. Previously, Amy held leadership roles overseeing the development and implementation of HR strategies for several companies in a variety of industries. Her primary focus is on change management, driving results, and influencing overall business success through people. Amy holds a BS Degree in Business Administration from Stonehill College and an MBA from Bryant College.
About Aquion Energy
Aquion Energy, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based company that is designing and manufacturing a revolutionary type of battery based on the research of Carnegie Mellon University Professor Jay Whitacre. The company has developed a novel Aqueous Hybrid Ion (AHI) battery that will enhance the electrical grid by providing flexible, emissions-free capacity that optimizes existing generation assets and enables broad adoption of renewable energy technologies. Aquion’s battery system will also address a myriad of other energy storage application challenges. Beyond minimized cell and system costs and dramatic performance enhancements over incumbent technologies, the company is building batteries that are safe, environmentally benign and long lasting. For more information please see http://www.aquionenergy.com.
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