Akira Kirton has been named as the new chief executive of electric vehicle charging infrastructure company BP Pulse.
Kirton (pictured) has held a number of positions at BP including Vice President – New Business Execution – Future Mobility & Solutions; Vice President – Global Acetyls; Managing Director – Europe & Asia, bp Ventures. He also previously worked as Strategy Director – Bioenergy & Distributed Energy at Energy Technologies Institute.
Kirton replaces Matteo de Renzi who has held the position of CEO since 2019.
BP Pulse recently announced plans to expand its ultra-fast EV charging infrastructure significantly across the UK, with a series of new charging hubs developed in partnership with The EV Network (EVN).
Image courtesy of BP Pulse.