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Romeo Power Appoints New Senior Vice President of Product Engineering

Romeo Power, Inc. (“Romeo Power” or the “Company”) (NYSE: RMO), an energy technology leader delivering advanced electrification solutions for complex commercial vehicle applications, today announced the appointment of Leon Kaunitz as senior vice president of product engineering.

Kaunitz will play a critical leadership role in the Company’s efforts to deliver advanced electrification products with full integration on commercial vehicles and other complex applications. His primary areas of responsibility will include management of mechanical design, thermal and stress validation, engineering processes across all product development efforts including research and development of thermal systems, and the management of Romeo Power’s electromechanical and structural design teams.

“We are thrilled that Leon has joined our team as the new senior vice president of product engineering,” said Romeo Power’s Chief Technology Officer AK Srouji, Ph.D. “He has been instrumental in leading new product design, engineering and manufacturing of numerous EV products from concept to completion, including successful production implementation and customer satisfaction. He brings an added breadth and depth of experience to Romeo Power, and he will be an asset to our entire organization, helping us achieve our commitment to move people and cargo emission free.”

Kaunitz, who is a mechanical engineer with a Master of Science degree in Road Vehicles and Advanced Technology, is highly experienced in EV applications for automotive and commercial vehicles, including advanced battery system concepts, innovation and efficiency. He brings a broad range of expertise in vehicle electrification to Romeo Power, including new product engineering and manufacturing, business development, research and development and customer satisfaction. Additionally, Kaunitz will supplement Romeo Power’s existing capabilities through his extensive experience supporting commercial vehicle design, integration of battery systems, e-Powertrain, Autonomous drive, and implementation of advanced and efficient EV technologies. He has developed and successfully implemented several new vehicles into production across U.S., Europe and Asia. Kaunitz has received numerous U.S. patents and is the author of several technical publications.

“Romeo Power offered me a unique opportunity to be part of the commercial and industrial transportation industry transformation,” said Kaunitz. “I look forward to supporting Romeo’s customers focused on environmental responsibility, safety, and reducing operating costs. I am excited to contribute to the organization as Romeo Power continues leading the transition to advanced electrification and a clean energy future across a variety of markets.”

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 battery electric products, combined with its innovative battery management system, delivers the safety, performance, reliability and configurability its customers need to succeed. To keep up with everything Romeo Power, please follow the Company on social media @romeopowerinc or visit

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