ViZn Energy Systems Bolsters Executive Leadership Team
ViZn Energy Systems Appoints of David Mintzer to Vice President Business Development and Del Allison to Vice President Sales
ViZn to ramp up manufacturing of its Zinc Redox Flow Battery systems
Columbia Falls, MT, 25 September 2014 – ViZn Energy Systems, Inc. (ViZn), a pioneer in large-scale energy storage technology, has announced the appointments of David Mintzer and Del Allison to the roles of Vice President, Business Development and Vice President, Sales respectively. With over 50 years in combined business development and sales leadership experience driving some of the industry’s foremost renewable energy and electronics companies, these additions to the ViZn executive team will further strengthen the organization’s growth strategy and global reach as it continues to gain worldwide momentum for its Zinc Redox Flow Battery systems. ViZn also announced that it is ramping up its manufacturing lines to meet growing market need.
Ron Van Dell, President and CEO of ViZn, commented, “Attracting the caliber of leaders like David and Del to the team is a testament to ViZn’s market potential. With their collective passion, industry relationships and experience scaling successful businesses across the globe, we are well positioned to accelerate our growth strategy both domestically and internationally. It’s an exciting time at ViZn and we’re thrilled to have David and Del join our leadership team.”
David Mintzer brings over 25 years’ business development, sales and marketing experience to ViZn from the renewables, electronics and telecommunications sectors. Prior to joining ViZn, Mintzer was VP of Business Development at ET Solar. He has also held roles in business development for SolarBridge Technologies and was VP Sales & Marketing for JDSU’s Commercial Laser Division. Before JDSU, he held positions at Newport Corporation and Physical Optics Corporation where he designed several of the world’s first high-volume illumination systems using high-brightness LED’s for bar-code readers, automotive lighting and laptop (PC) lighting. He later held management positions in Lucent Microelectronics and Agere Systems. Mintzer is the holder of several clean energy patents and holds a BS and MS in Physics from California State University.
Del Allison has over 30 years of high tech sales and marketing experience in large public and mid-cap companies in both domestic and international settings. Prior to joining ViZn, Allison held executive level sales positions at renewable energy and semiconductor companies including SolarBridge Technologies, Achronix Semiconductor and PureEnergy Solutions. During his career, Allison has also held board positions at TransSwitch Asia, Reflex Photonics, IntroInc, GetTheJob, and US Athletic Trust. Allison is a U.S. Airforce veteran and a frequent guest speaker on engineering and clean energy topics.