EO Charging, a European provider of software, maintenance services, design and construction for depot-based van, truck and bus fleets, announced that John Walsh has joined the company as chief commercial officer of its Americas business. The company says Walsh brings more than three decades of experience in the transportation industry to the company, with expertise in transit and school bus electrification solutions. Walsh will lead all commercial aspects of EO’s Americas business to support the company’s recently announced expansion into the U.S. market.
Walsh began advising EO in March of 2023. Prior to that, he served as the chief commercial officer of Proterra Inc., a heavy-duty electric transportation company, leading the Powered, Transit, and Energy divisions’ growth efforts. Walsh held the titles of president and chief operating officer of Davey Coach Sales, Inc., and president of the REV Group. Walsh has also served as vice president of sales and marketing at ARBOC Specialty Vehicles and CEO of VPG Autos. He spent over two decades at National Bus & Sales Leasing, Inc., where, as president, he grew the business from a local dealership into a national entity.
Walsh joins a growing EO Charging Americas team led by President Austin Hausmann, formerly of Chanje and Smith Electric Vehicles, who brings over 13 years of dedicated commercial EV OEM leadership to the company.