OSLO: Zaptec AS has experienced rapid growth over the recent years, and it’s time to open the first Zaptec office outside of Scandinavia. Zaptec is entering the UK to bring even more sustainable charging solutions to the UK market.
The office will be located in the Midlands with a national reach.
“I am thrilled that we are entering the UK to electrify the transportation sector and participate in making alternatives for fossil fuel available for everyone. As over 80% of the population lives in urban areas, we believe that there is a great potential to rapidly develop the infrastructure for EV charging in businesses, public places, private houses, and housing cooperatives. Zaptec charging solutions work smartly with the grid and share power between units, so customers can charge multiple EVs efficiently and save on their investment”, says the CEO of Zaptec, Anders Thingbø.
The new Managing Director of Zaptec in the UK was selected from the industry. Guy Haydon joins from Siemens, where he was Head of Sales for Electromobility. He recently appeared on the list GreenFleet 100 Most Influential in 2021 after working in the UK industry for five years.
«I am excited to be joining Zaptec and to have the opportunity to launch this fantastic brand in the UK. Smart, reliable, user-friendly charging is crucial to accelerating EV uptake, and Zaptec has a proven record of delivering excellent customer solutions. I am very excited to get these great chargers into the hands of drivers and help more people to transition to cleaner transport, helping the UK to reach its commitments to lower CO2 emissions and create a greener future.» says Guy Haydon, the UK Managing Director of Zaptec.
Guy entered the world of EV in the Czech Republic, where he worked developing international business for a company building electric motorcycles. After returning to the UK, he joined Instavolt, helping to expand their rapid charge network across the UK. Following this, he moved to Siemens where as Head of Sales he led the expansion of that business across EV charger supply, install and maintenance . After a couple of years, he now joins Zaptec to set up the UK office. He is motivated by driving the growth of EV uptake and the charging infrastructure to support it, working to lower carbon emissions and create a cleaner future.
Zaptec AS is a technology company within Electronic vehicle (EV) charging systems in Europe. The company develops EV charging systems for multi and single-family homes and office buildings. The product portfolio enables large number of charging points at a low cost and includes Zaptec Pro, Zaptec Go, Charge365 payment services, Charging columns, Zaptec Portal, and Zaptec APM. The company accelerates the electrification of the transport sector to assist European countries in reducing CO2 emissions from light-duty cars.