Plug Power has appointed Sanjay Shrestha as Chief Strategy Officer.

Within his role, Shrestha will manage the overall strategic priorities for Plug Power, lead strategic initiatives in Asia and focus on OEM vehicle applications in China and India, utilising Plug Power’s modular line of ProGen hydrogen engines.

Shrestha previously served as President of Sky Capital America. Under his leadership, Sky Capital America built and acquired over 100MW of operating solar assets and secured pipeline over 100MW.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the Plug Power team,” said Shrestha.

“A majority of my career has been spent in the renewables and clean technologies industries. I believe Plug Power is at an inflection point on the growth curve. Leveraging its success in the material handling market, the company’s cutting-edge hydrogen and fuel cell technology is on pace to provide a comprehensive and sustainable solution to serve e-mobility markets on a global basis,” Shrestha continued. 

“We are all very excited to welcome Sanjay to our team here at Plug Power,” said Andy Marsh, CEO of Plug Power.

“His extensive background and business acumen are exactly the kind of skills we’re looking for as we continue to execute a growth strategy in 2019 and beyond. We’re confident we can do great things,” Marsh concluded.