Paul Haverkamp joins IM Efficiency as Chief Commercial Officer
HELMOND, August 2020 - Paul Haverkamp (50) joined IM Efficiency as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) on 15 August. Previously Paul worked at TVM verzekeren and Volkswagen Pon Financial Services.
At the start-up known for solar panels on trucks, Paul is responsible for Sales and Marketing. With the appointment of Paul Haverkamp, IM Efficiency is preparing for its commercial activities after an extensive research and development phase. The rest of the management team consists of Martijn Ildiz (CEO), Ruud Derks (CSO) and Jelle Aarnoudse (CTO).
The market launch of the first product, SolarOnTop, will take place at the end of Q1 2021. Solar panels are mounted on trucks to save up to 5.5% on fuel costs and to significantly reduce Co2 emissions. As a result, the economic payback time is approximately 3 years.
Martijn Ildiz: "Over the past year we have invested a lot at IM Efficiency to mature the SolarOnTop technology for the mass market adoption. After a period of radical innovation, we are now entering the next phase with the company. Further expanding the team with Paul’s commercial knowledge and passion for the logistics industry, is a crucial step to entering in the market. In recent months we have received a lot of publicity about our current pilot phase. This has translated to an influx of requests from transporters from all over the world, who want to make their organization more sustainable with SolarOnTop. The market is ready for solar innovation in mobility: IM Efficiency will make your trucks love the sun!"