People on the Move: Enovix, Edison Energy, Community Energy, and more


Lithium-ion battery maker Enovix Corp. announced several new additions to its leadership team. Boris Bastien was named VP of operations. He joins Enovix from SunPower, where he served as GM of its Fab4 in the Philippines. Prior to SunPower, Bastien spent 17 years at ON Semiconductor. Alan Hawse joins as VP of IT. He previously was with Infineon Technologies where he served as SVP and Fellow. Hawse brings nearly 30 years of experience at Infineon Technologies and Cypress Semiconductor.Tom Surrette joins as VP of HR. At Cypress Semiconductor his roles included VP of its non-volatile memory business, SVP of worldwide operations, and EVP of HR. Madeline Lefton joins as head of government affairs. She previously was with the U.S. Department of Energy, where she served as a senior advisor. She earlier was a senior legislative aide for U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski. Kristin Atkins was named senior director of corporate communications. She previously was with VMware where she led the company’s reputation and environmental, social and governance communications. Atkins earlier spent a decade at Qualcomm in senior roles spanning communications and corporate social responsibility.

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Hannah Badrei

Edison Energy hired Hannah Badrei, Ph.D. as VP of front-of-meter to oversee its power and gas supply procurement functions as well as the renewables advisory and market insights and analysis teams. She brings more than 17 years of energy experience in the power, natural gas, and renewables sectors. In her most recent role, she served as VP of power and renewables origination at MP2 Energy, a unit of Shell Energy North America. She earlier managed commercial and analytics teams at the Boston Consulting Group and Calpine Corp, and began her career as a quantitative analyst, working in risk management and energy procurement for Pacific Gas & Electric.

Community Energy hired six senior team members: Chris Caswell, director, structured finance; Walter Crenshaw, senior developer; Kevin Delaney, senior counsel; Ola Olaniyi, director of origination; Michael Warwick, counsel; and Michael Wolset, VP of people and culture. This follows its earlier news that Judy McElroy, CEO of Fractal Energy Storage Consultants, joined its Board of Directors. Caswell previously was a director, finance and capital markets at Invenergy. Crenshaw most recently managed commercial affairs for Dominion’s Cove Point LNG pipeline, liquefaction, and export facility. Delaney spent 12 years working in the corporate and business transactions group at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Olaniyi earlier served as managing director, asset acquisition at Safari Energy. Warwick practiced law with Troutman Pepper, where he focused on energy projects. And Wolset earlier led the talent function at Billtrust.

Sponsored: Senior Manager of Brand Marketing, Philadelphia

As the Manager/Sr Manager of Brand Marketing you will have the responsibility to manage the development and implementation of creating clear and consistent company messaging across the organization, including presentations, collateral, podcast and video content, social, and various other marketing materials from copy writing to graphic design. The position will report to the CRO.

You will be working with first-to-market Plug Load Management SaaS platform to help commercial buildings reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions as well as enhance asset management and utilization.


This person will oversee all brand marketing functions including the following:

  • Graphic Creation: Lead content creation that includes copywrite and graphics. This includes creating all collateral as well as distribution (see PR below). Preparing content/design/ writing of top quality presentations and to both clients and investors. Also include case studies and white papers.
  • Website: Own all website design, content and development.
  • SEO/SEM Strategies
  • Social Communication: Create, own, and drive strategy for all marketing and sales internal and external communications, including social media.
  • Public Relations: Create, engage, and sustain meaningful relationships in public relations by handling proactive and reactive public relations projects and working with reporters, editors at various organizations (especially within the building automation and energy efficiency segments)
  • Business Intelligence: Strong analytical and quantitative skills, providing accountability for marketing initiatives.
  • Competition: Understand the competitive landscape for our products and help differentiate our products.
  • Scale: Implement processes and systems to scale all marketing efforts
  • Plan & Budget: Manage all budget and internal ROI for all events, PR, associations, and other related marketing costs.

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