EVgo adds Scott Griffith to its Board of Directors

Scott Griffith, member of Board of Directors, EVgo
Scott Griffith, member of Board of Directors, EVgo

EVgo Inc.(“EVgo” or the “Company”), a public fast charging networks for electric vehicles (EVs), yesterday announced Scott Griffith has joined the EVgo Board of Directors (the “Board”), serving on the Nominating and Governance Committee, as well as the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee.

Mr. Griffith joins EVgo’s Board with extensive experience in the mobility and automotive industry. Mr. Griffith previously served as the CEO of the Autonomous Vehicles (AV) and Mobility Businesses at Ford Motor Company, where he led Ford’s investments and operations in Level 4 autonomous vehicles as well as oversight of several new hardware and software businesses in Ford’s “new mobility” segment. From 2003 to 2013, Mr. Griffith served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Zipcar, Inc., the world’s leading car sharing network, where he expanded the business through strategic capital raises and investment transactions and took the company public in 2011, and ultimately negotiated the sale of Zipcar to Avis Budget Group in 2013.

EVgo Fast Charging

Mr. Griffith also has prior experience as an Executive in Residence at General Catalyst Partners, a venture and growth capital firm. In connection with that role, he served as Chairman at Envoy Global, Inc., a global immigration services provider, and TrueMotion, Inc., which operates an artificial intelligence (AI) based platform that scores driving behavior. Previous roles also include The Parthenon Group, a business strategy firm, The Boeing Company, an aerospace manufacturer, and Hughes Electronics, an electronics and aerospace manufacturer.

Mr. Griffith holds a BS in engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He serves on the Advisory Council for the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at The University of Chicago.

“Scott’s background in the automotive and mobility industries coupled with his experience in machine learning and data driven AI will be a valuable asset to EVgo as we continue to expand our nationwide network,” said Badar Khan, CEO of EVgo. “EVgo is scaling rapidly to meet increasing demand for public charging, and we look forward to our next phase of growth with strategic guidance from our Board.”


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