Romeo Power Appoints New VP of Cell Engineering

Romeo Power, Inc. (“Romeo Power”) (NYSE: RMO), an energy technology leader delivering advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications, today announced the appointment of Dr. Hang Shi as Vice President of Cell Engineering. In this role, Dr. Shi will be responsible for leading Romeo Power’s battery cell design group and is expected to play a critical role in the company’s efforts to secure a diverse range of qualified cells for its customers’ EV applications.

Dr. Shi brings a broad range of electrification experience to his new position at Romeo Power, including lithium-ion battery research and development, cell design and pilot line scale up. He is a 30-year veteran in the battery technology industry and studied under world-renowned battery technology researcher, Prof. Jeff Dahn. Dr. Shi has founded and served as CEO and CTO of several key innovators in the field.

At Romeo Power, Dr. Shi will evaluate novel cell design and chemistries with external partners, as well as the viability of new cell technology. He will also be responsible for prototyping Romeo Power’s proprietary chemistry-agnostic distributed cell design and leading commercial cell supplier quality audits.

“We are very excited about Dr. Shi’s vision for the future of Romeo Power’s battery cell design and supply sourcing initiatives,” said Dr. AK Srouji, CTO of Romeo Power. “Dr. Shi has been instrumental in leading battery cell technology over the last three decades and has a proven history in electrification solutions and delivering results. We could not be more pleased to welcome him to lead our battery cell engineering group and consider it a major validation of our technology and opportunity.”

“This is a unique opportunity to transform the commercial and industrial transportation industry while positively impacting our world,” said Dr. Hang Shi. “With Romeo Power’s dedicated commitment to powering the world’s transition to electrification, I look forward to challenging what’s possible as we seek new solutions in the battery technology space and take Romeo Power to the next level.”

About Romeo Power

Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Romeo Power (NYSE: RMO) is an energy technology leader delivering advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications. The company’s suite of advanced hardware, combined with its innovative battery management system, delivers the safety, performance, reliability and configurability its customers need to succeed. Romeo Power's 113,000 square-foot manufacturing facility brings its flexible design and development process inhouse to pack the most energy dense modules on the market. To keep up with everything Romeo Power, please follow the company on social @romeopowerinc or visit