Ewald Woste, ex-CEO of Mainova and Thüga, to become supervisory board member at Munich Startup GreenCom Networks
Ewald Woste, longstanding board member of numerous utilities in Germany, will strengthen the supervisory board of GreenCom Networks AG, Munich. The company that was only founded six years ago sets course for further strong growth with this prominent support. “GreenCom Networks provides innovative digital solutions for the energy transition based on Internet of Things technology”, says Woste. “In a digital world data, its analysis and processing becomes the raw material of the new energy world. Therefore, I am delighted to support GreenCom Networks on its successful growth path.”
For Dr. Christian Feißt, CEO of GreenCom Networks, the entry of Ewald Woste into the supervisory board is a milestone. “We are immensely proud to have won the former president of the German utility association BDEW for this function. As a former board member at Mainova and Thüga and as a member of the supervisory board of large utilities like E.ON or GASAG, Ewald Woste provides a know-how that is rarely found in Germany. He knows what is needed to transform the energy market by investing into digitization. With him in our supervisory board, we will also be able to intensify our collaboration with international customers.”
GreenCom Networks was founded in 2011 as a software provider for digitizing the energy world. Its headquarter is located in Munich, Germany, and a development center is situated at the high-tech-site Sophie Antipolis, France. As a platform provider, GreenCom Networks enables the integration and optimized usage of solar PV, battery storages, heat pumps or electric vehicles. This digital integration enables new, service-oriented business models like power, heat or mobility flat-rates, energy communities or peer-to-peer energy models.
About Ewald Woste:
Ewald Woste, 57, has more than 25 years of experience in the German energy business. Currently, he is an advisor to EQT, a Swedish private equity investor, and the Australian bank Macquarie. He is head of or member of several supervisory boards in Germany and Austria, such as E.ON, GASAG, Thüringer Energie AG or Energie Steiermark AG.