New SVP of Business Development Brings Extensive Global Automotive Business Background to Wildcat.
San Diego, California – January 2022
Wildcat Discovery Technologies, a technology company that uses proprietary high throughput methods to rapidly develop new battery materials, announced this month that Jim Voeffray has joined Wildcat as their new Senior Vice President of Business Development.
Jim Voeffray is a global business and strategy executive with over 30 years of global experience in strategic planning, sales management, and marketing, particularly in the automotive industry, with the last 10 years focused on electric vehicles.
Most recently, he served as Vice President of Business Development at Orange EV, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that designs and delivers pure electric, commercial trucks. Previously, Voeffray served in executive roles involving business development and engineering operations at American Axle & Manufacturing, GKN, Magna International, and Ford Motor Company. Voeffray holds an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan.
Voeffray joins Wildcat at an exciting time; along with Wildcat’s existing success with their
unique high throughput (HTP) technology that discovers and optimizes new battery
materials, the team recently earned Series-D funding, to develop next-generation materials
that could unlock an EV Supercell.
With demand for new battery technologies at a peak and the market opportunities for such clean energy technologies almost limitless, Wildcat is well positioned to lead the charge for technological breakthroughs in a vast commercial market.
“As Wildcat grows quickly, in both facility size and employees, Jim Voeffray’s experience throughout the transportation supply chain will be invaluable as we develop and scale up our next-generation battery materials”, said Mark Gresser, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wildcat.
About Wildcat Discovery Technologies
Wildcat Discovery Technologies accelerates the discovery of new materials for energy applications, with a focus on the development of advanced materials for rechargeable and primary batteries. Wildcat’s experienced team of scientists uses proprietary high-throughput tools to rapidly develop and optimize breakthrough materials, with corporate partners throughout the global battery and materials supply chains. Wildcat has also been named one of the “50 Most Innovative Companies” by Technology Review magazine. Visit www.wildcatdiscovery.com for more details about Wildcat and its battery work.
For more information about this press release or joint development agreement opportunities, please contact:
Wildcat Discovery Technologies
SVP, Business Development
(858) 550-1980 x114