Money from Tesla to Plug Power: Hydrogen Group grabs Gigafactory expert by Elon Musk

10:56  23 july  2021
10:56  23 july  2021 Source:   finanzen.net

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The hydrogen company Plug Power has reported a personnel that lets you list: the company committed to David Mindnich, who was most recently worked with Tesla. Thus, the electric autobauer loses an important employee once again.

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• Plug Power gets David Mindnich as Vice President of Global Manufacturing

• Equal activity as previously at Tesla

• Profitability in view

in a press release announced the US-American Manufacturers of Fuel Cells, Plug Power , that David Mindnich will work for the company in the future as Vice President of Global Manufacturing.

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from Tesla to Plug Power

On its LinkedIn profile, the manager describes as "savvy, result-oriented manager", which is known for its ability, "reach the achievement of aggressive goals in large companies, accelerate growth and sales to increase". At Plug Power, the executive, which has been involved in production processes for 15 years, will be directly assumed company boss Andy Marsh. In his new position, he should, according to the press release "the modernization of the production processes of Plug Power through the creation of process efficiencies and the transformation of operations are guided".

The main part of his task will provide the information of the performance of the global production facilities of Plug Power. In this area, Mindnich has experience, because exactly in this area of ​​responsibility he worked in the last five years of its activity as a Senior Director of Operations at the Electroautobau Tesla , where he was responsible for the production processes of the Gigafactory in Nevada. He was responsible for the processes and profitability of the processes.

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First, Mindnich will protrude a team of 450 employees at Plug Power, in the next two years, the team should then be extended to a total of 1,000 employees.

Mindnich is to make Plug Power Profitable

The obligation of Mindnich is an important step for Plug Power to achieve its group goals. The company wants to become profitable and has also set up ambitious sales targets. Mindnich itself comments on its new employment with the words: "As a manager in the management team of Plug Power, I will work to develop the company's manufacturing activities strategically and by automating medium to high quantities to meet this increasing demand." Even at Tesla, where a team of 5,000 employees has undertaken him, he has been able to improve during his employment "in several businesses many of the performance figures of the factory", it continues in the press release. This expertise is now also ahead of Plug Power: "David Mindnich's extensive experience in manufacturing and operation will help Plug Power in the expansion of our skills and global presence," said Marsh. "We are very happy about David's expertise as we continue to expand our team and our customer base."

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It is not the first time that Tesla loses an important employee in recent months. Most recently, Jerome Guillen had retired to the electric autobauer after more than ten years in the Group .

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