August 4, 2022: The president of National Grid’s New York business, Rudolph Wynter, has been appointed a class I director of the board of lead and lithium batteries firm EnerSys with immediate effect, the company announced on August 1.
Wynter leads National Grid’s regulated energy delivery portfolio, providing electricity and natural gas services across New York State.
In his more than 30-year tenure at National Grid and its legacy companies, Wynter has worked in senior and operational roles including COO of its wholesale networks and capital delivery business.
His experience includes focusing on grid resilience and clean energy technologies, including renewable energy, to help meet greenhouse gas emissions targets in territories National Grid serves.
EnerSys president and CEO David Shaffer said: “The breadth and depth of Rudy’s experience in the utility industry, particularly with clean energy and electric grid resilience will provide immeasurable value to the EnerSys leadership team.”
Arthur Katsaros, the independent non-executive chair of the EnerSys board, said Wynter’s appointment “enhances the strength of the board and furthers our refreshment and succession planning initiatives at the board level”.
Wynter is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Gas Association and the Edison Electric Institute, and also works on the boards of GridWise Alliance, the Partnership for New York City and the American Gas Association.