Chris Bailey

Chris Bailey

Proterra Inc. appointed Chris Bailey as president of its Proterra Powered and Energy business units.

Previously Sr. VP, Proterra Energy, Bailey will now lead Proterra’s growing business as a provider of its electric vehicle technology to commercial manufacturers and charging infrastructure solutions for heavy-duty electric fleets. He succeeds Gareth Joyce, whose promotion to president of Proterra was announced in September.

Prior to joining Proterra, Bailey spent 17 years at Hubbell Incorporated where he most recently served as VP, product innovation and technology strategy. He has multiple patents granted and pending in the fields of mechanical, electronics, optical, and human-machine interface design.

Proterra Powered leverages the company’s electric vehicle technology and expertise to help commercial vehicle manufacturers electrify their vehicles. Designed and manufactured in the U.S., Proterra battery packs leverage industry-leading energy density and a customizable design to fit within a variety of vehicles. Proterra’s best-in-class battery systems have been proven in more than 20 million service miles driven by Proterra transit vehicles and selected by world-class commercial vehicle manufacturers to power delivery trucks, electric school buses, motorcoaches, low-floor cutaway shuttle buses, and construction equipment.