Berlin, August 5, 2019 – NewMotion, leading European smart charging solutions provider, announces Klaus Schmidt-Dannert as new Country Manager Germany. Schmidt-Dannert has more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing within Shell, the mother company of NewMotion. In his new role as Country Manager Germany, he will be responsible for further developing the business for electric vehicle charging solutions for private and business drivers in Germany.
“We see more and more adoption of EVs as a mainstream way of transportation and it’s an exciting time to join NewMotion, a company that has been a pioneer in EV charging for 10 years. I see this as a great chance to help scale up the e-mobility movement in Germany. With Europe’s largest roaming charging network and many smart charging solutions, NewMotion is well equipped to make EV charging available for everyone”, says Klaus Schmidt-Dannert. “NewMotion offers great charging experiences for our customers and at the same time we drive smart innovations like vehicle-to-anything (V2X) charging.”
Klaus Schmidt-Dannert is a seasoned Shell expert. He started his career in 1997 at Shell graduating as Business Engineer. As Lubricants Key Account Manager, he developed sustainable and profitable partnerships within the automotive components sector. For the last four years, Schmidt-Dannert worked as Commercial Manager in Shell Aviation, managing a portfolio of more than 20 airports in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
About NewMotion NewMotion is a leading company in smart charging solutions for electric vehicles in Europe and has installed more than 45,000 charge points across the region. The company also provides access to a roaming network of more than 100,000 charge points across 28 countries in Europe for more than 170,000 registered drivers’ charge cards. NewMotion is ISO 9001 & ISO 27001 certified and has been active in the market since 2009, fulfilling a pioneering role in the industry. NewMotion is a member of the Shell group.