Energy storage provider Highview Power has hired a new Sales Director for Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

Alexander Silin, former General Manager of Sales for Western Europe at GE Gas Power Systems, brings more than 25 years of sales experience in the energy industry to the UK-based business.

Speaking about the new appointment, Highview Power CEO and President Javier Cavada said, “Alexander will bring valuable experience and solid relationships with energy industry leaders to Highview Power, along with a great track record in winning and closing complex energy project and technology deals.”

“We are excited to have an executive of his calibre join our team. His decision to come to Highview Power from an energy giant like GE speaks volumes about his belief in our technology.”

Silin added, “Highview Power’s cryogenic energy storage technology can be a transformative technology for the energy industry by providing clean, long-duration, gigawatt-scale energy storage.”

“It is the ideal energy storage solution to support baseload power and enable renewables integration. I believe Highview’s proprietary technology will become the leading technology for utility applications.”

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Source: Highview Power

Alexander Silin (left) and Javier Cavada (right)