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MAY 02 2013

Deeya Energy names Ravi Sharma as chairman

  • Economic Times, ET Bureau / Hyderabad
  • Created: Thu 02nd MAY 2013

Deeya Energy, a US-based firm into energy storage systems, has named Ravi Sharma as its non-executive chairman. He had joined the company in late 2012.

Prior to joining Deeya Energy, he was CEO of Adani Power, India's second largest private power producer, CEO South Asia for Alcatel Lucent, and CEO of Videocon Telecom, part of the Videocon Group. He had also served on the board of several public and private companies.

"My focus will be on driving adoption and accelerating global revenue growth for Deeya's energy solution," Sharma said.

Deeya Energy is backed by venture capital firms such as Technology Partners, NEA, BlueRun Ventures, DFJ and Element Partners.

"The appointment of Ravi Sharma as Chairman of Deeya Energy's Board of Directors will greatly benefit the reach and strategy of our business, given his deep expertise in our major growth areas and his extensive experience in South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa region," said Kelly Truman, President and CEO of Deeya Energy.

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