Maxwell Technologies names Thibault Kassir VP and GM, Energy Storage Products
May 08, 2017 | Maxwell Technologies
Maxwell Technologies welcomes Thibault Kassir, who takes on the role as Maxwell’s Vice President and General Manager, Energy Storage Products.
Kassir has over 24 years of business and technical knowledge combined with considerable experience in Asia. He will oversee Maxwell’s global energy storage product line, tasked to build on recent momentum and to drive future growth.
Kassir’s expertise includes engineering leadership and management, new product development, sales and business development, innovation and business growth. His background includes several roles at On Semiconductor, a supplier of silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics including products for discrete and custom devices in automotive, smart grid and power applications, where, as Director and General Manager, he maintained full P&L responsibility for all product and technology creation. Most recently, he served as Vice President, Product Management, Consumer Division at Knowles Corporation where he grew revenues to exceed $600 million.
"We are very pleased to have such an experienced executive lead our energy storage team as we build upon our existing strengths and develop in new and exciting directions to ensure the sustained growth of our business," said Dr. Franz Fink, Maxwell's President and CEO. "I am confident that with the expertise and insight Thibault will bring to our already outstanding team, Maxwell will continue to push the envelope and set new standards in product excellence delivering world class solutions to market."
Kassir holds a MSE in Microelectronics and Automated Control Systems from the Institut National Polytechnique in Toulouse, France and an MBA in Marketing and Corporate Finance from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
"I am very much looking forward to leading and empowering the global team to develop products that will enhance and broaden our reach and deepen our relationship with our customers."
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