February 3, 2020

ZincFive Expands Advisory Board With Veteran Barclays Executive

Steven Berkenfeld, Former Barclays Managing Director And Sustainability Advocate
Joins As Advisor


PORTLAND, Oregon—(Feb 2020)— ZincFive, the world leader in nickel-zinc batteries and solutions announced that Steven Berkenfeld has joined the company’s Advisory Board where he, along with the five other members, will provide strategic, financial and commercial guidance to support the company’s growth across multiple market segments.

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“Our safe, green and powerful nickel-zinc battery technology is experiencing adoption in an ever-widening set of mission critical applications,” says ZincFive CEO and Co-founder, Tim Hysell. “We’re fortunate to attract someone with the combination of experience, business acumen and environmental focus that Steven brings to our Advisory Board.”

Founder and principal of Ecotopia Consulting, Steven recently retired as a Managing Director in Investment Banking at Barclays where he served as senior sponsor of the Environmental and Social Impact Banking Initiative, was co-head of the firm’s Cleantech Initiative and led the banking effort for Emerging Industrial Technology companies.  He is the former Chairman of the Board of the Sierra Club Foundation and a sponsor and board member of several projects and organizations focused on social impact and sustainability.

“ZincFive is bringing a safer, more environmentally friendly battery technology to important markets around the world,” says Berkenfeld.  “I look forward to helping the company positively impact global industries.”

Media: Steve Jennings 503.505.1749 sjennings@zincfive.com

About ZincFive, Inc.
ZincFive is the world leader in innovation and delivery of nickel-zinc battery-based uninterruptible power solutions for mission critical applications in Data Centers and Intelligent Transportation as well as providing batteries and storage solutions across markets with stationary and motive applications. With 107 patents awarded, ZincFive leverages safe, green nickel-zinc chemistry within its solutions to provide high power density and performance simultaneous with superior safety and environmental advantages. ZincFive is a privately held Company based in Tualatin, Oregon. zincfive.com.