Three months after joining ZAPTEC Charger, a subsidiary of ZAPTEC, Simen Teigre steps up as the new CEO of ZAPTEC – a technology company with innovative and proprietary solutions for super-compact power electronics and transformers.

February 6, 2017

STAVANGER, Norway – ZAPTEC announces new CEO in place

Simen Teigre is an experienced and accomplished leader who has previously held senior executive roles at both Cisco and Tandberg. He also co-founded and led Pexip, a Norwegian-based global innovator in collaboration software, a company currently valued at 2 billion NOK. Simen is a McKinsey alumni and has a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.

The former CEO of ZAPTEC, Brage W. Johansen, has resigned to pursue other opportunities.”I am proud to have had a key role in building ZAPTEC from scratch over the last four years,” stated Brage. “We have released a disruptive technology with global potential, developed the first products, partnered with the first customers and built a strong network.”

”I am truly excited about the opportunity to lead ZAPTEC through the next phase of growth,” said Simen Teigre. ”Today, the company is well positioned to benefit from the accelerating shift to electric vehicles with its intelligent charging infrastructure solutions. ZAPTEC has already positioned itself as an innovator of super compact and intelligent power electronics and the commercial opportunities for the company are many and promising.”

Contact details
CEO Simen Teigre, email:, mobile +47 98 28 98 43
Chairman Pål Selboe Valseth, email:, mobile +47 917 00 270

ZAPTEC’s vision is to transform everything. A tall order that fits our ambition. Our goal is to revolutionize numerous industries including electric mobility, power grid infrastructure, and renewable energy by applying our unique and patented technology for supercompact power electronics and transformers in an innovative way.

ZAPTEC’s current solutions for electric vehicle charging include the ZapCharger Portable, an innovative charging cable designed and developed in close collaboration with Renault, as well as the ZapCharger Pro solution for efficient, intelligent charging in larger installations.

ZAPTEC is headquartered in Stavanger, Norway, and all products are designed, developed and manufactured in Norway.