New board member joins Plug Power


Kyungyeol Song has been selected as a Class III member to Plug Power’s Board of Directors. Dr. Song is currently the Head of Quantum Growth for SK E&S, a division of the SK Group.

Dr. Song previously worked as the Director of McKinsey Energy Center before joining the SK Group. At McKinsey’s Korea Office, he headed the Electric Power Practice as well as the Energy and Chemical Practice. Dr. Song brought solid growth plans for renewable energies and sustainable technology, such as investment decisions for electric car battery businesses, M&A transactions for front of the meter ESS businesses, and entry strategies for microgrid and other ESS based businesses. Dr. Song also supported the Ministry of Trade, Industry, Energy (MOTIE) of Korea as an Advisory Committee Member for Energy Policy. 

“Dr. Song’s experience in the energy industry spans the public to private sides of the energy landscape, As Plug Power pursues accelerating the growth of hydrogen economy in Asian markets, there is no better advocate we can place on our board of directors to enhance our current core competencies.”

Andy Marsh, CEO of Plug Power

“Plug Power has powerful hydrogen and fuel cell solutions and a distinguished business model, The acceleration of Plug Power’s global growth is inevitable, and I look forward to supporting the Board of Directors and Company on this journey.”

Dr. Kyungyeol Song

Dr. Song holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a M.S./B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea.

Arnes Biogradlija
Creative Content Director at EnergyNews.Biz

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