Successful high-tech entrepreneur takes the helm at Zaptec Charger to drive growth in innovative charging solutions for electric vehicles.

Zaptec Charger, a leading innovator in EV charging solutions, today announced the appointment of Simen Teigre as their new CEO.

Simen Teigre most recently co-founded and led Pexip as CEO, a Norwegian startup achieving global commercial success as a world-leading innovator in collaboration software. He is an experienced and accomplished leader having previously held senior executive roles at Cisco and Tandberg. Simen is also a McKinsey alumni and has a degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU in Trondheim, Norway.

”I am both thrilled and honored to join this incredible team of Zappers,” said Simen Teigre. ”The shift to electric vehicles is building tremendous momentum globally and will hit us like a wave faster than we imagine today. With its unique power electronics technology, Zaptec Charger is perfectly positioned to deliver the intelligent, cloud-connected and scalable charging solutions required to handle the surge in electric vehicle use and the challenges that follow.”

”We are very happy to have Simen on board,” said Pål Selboe Valseth, chairman of Zaptec Charger. ”His background, focus and personality will be important factors in the realization of the full potential of Zaptec Charger.”

Zaptec Charger recently announced an agreement with Renault to deliver portable chargers for their electric vehicles. Zaptec has also received numerous awards for its innovative technologies, most recently the Vebjørn Tandberg Electronics Award 2016.

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