MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZON®, Inc., the sustainable outdoor power solutions company that created the world’s first powerful mobile device charging patio umbrella, has announced changes to the company’s leadership structure. ZON’s executive team member, Karina Fedasz, has been named Chief Operating Officer, making Ms. Fedasz the top executive at ZON. The appointment of Ms. Fedasz to COO comes on the heels of a solid first year of 429% YOY growth and signals the company’s desire to bring greater clarity and structure to the organization as ZON prepares to deliver on significant sales goals in 2016.
Harrison Clay, President, Clean Energy Renewable Fuels and member of ZON’s Board of Directors said, “ZON has benefited from Karina’s experience and leadership over the past year and a half including the product launch and pilot phase of ZON’s premier product, the Powersol®. We are confident that as COO, she will lead ZON in the execution of the operational roll out plan as ZON becomes a leader in the sustainable, outdoor power solutions market.”
Ms. Fedasz said, “I am honored and delighted to lead ZON. I look forward to working with the team to innovate on ZON’s premier product, the Powersol, as well as bring new products to the market. It’s a big year as we continue to focus on generating significant sales growth and giving our customers best-in-class customer service with the end goal to ensure everyone can stay Charged Up! sustainably and conveniently.”
Ms. Fedasz previously served as CEO and Co-Founder at Little Bean Sprout (which was acquired), CFO and VP of Finance at Machinima.com, as well as other executive and director level positions in strategy, operations and business development. Ms. Fedasz received her undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies with a specialization in Business from UCLA and her MBA in Finance from Columbia University Business School.
ZON has revolutionized the way people charge their mobile devices outdoors. ZON’s premier product, the award winning and patented Powersol, is the only product in the world that solves the ever present need to charge mobile devices in a sustainable, beautiful, convenient and powerful way. Powersol is an elegant, durable patio umbrella that uses solar power to charge mobile devices, three at a time, as fast as a wall outlet day or night. In ZON’s first 12 month of sales, Powersol can be found in over 65 colleges nation wide, as well as the most reputable hotels and resorts in the world including: Starwood’s Aloft; MGM International’s Aria Resort and Casino, MGM Grand, Bellagio; 1 Hotel South Beach and top tier restaurants including Le Pain Quotidien, a 200 plus franchise restaurant, and many more.
Ms. Fedasz will lead the ZON team in executing the company’s 2016 plan, which plans for another year of strong growth.
About ZON®, Inc.
ZON, in just over 1 year of sales, has revolutionized the way people charge up their mobile devices by creating a product that is sustainable, convenient, powerful, and beautiful, the patented and award winning Powersol. ZON rebooted the application of traditional solar power usage by applying solar power to an everyday product that the entire world uses – a commercial grade patio umbrella. The Powersol provides sustainable and convenient mobile device charging ensuring that going green has never been easier. ZON continues to develop sustainable outdoor power solutions utilizing everyday life conveniences and turning them into charging powerhouses that are as pretty as they are effective and powerful. ZON is woman founded, woman managed and made in America.
ZON’s Powersol has been issued over 18 design and utility patents in the United States and abroad. Powersol’s launch was well received earning the company multiple awards in just 12 months including “Best Product of the Year” from the Design Journal and Archinterious, “Innovation of the Year” from The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, competing with companies world-wide, “Best Technology of 2015” from Hospitality and Design and “Product of the Year” from BoardRoom Magazine, representing private golf and country clubs of America.
ZON headquarters are in Manhattan Beach, California. For more information visit www.zon-technology.com. Charge Up!®