Pasadena-headquartered Heliogen, Inc., a renewable energy company providing AI-enabled concentrated solar power, announced a new member appointed to its Board of Directors and changes in the board’s roles and committees.
The company has appointed Roger A. Lazarus as a new board member and established a new Corporate Strategy Committee to advise and oversee management’s process for implementing the company’s strategic priorities and growth initiatives.
The committee is chaired by director and industrial energy transition veteran Barbara Burger and includes Christie Obiaya, Heliogen’s Chief Executive Officer, and directors Stacey Abrams and Paddy Padmanathan. The committee’s immediate focus will be on sales of the company’s steam product for use in industrial processes and in green hydrogen production, as well as the installation of commercial-scale projects.
“I am committed to working closely with our Corporate Strategy Committee as we focus on executing our strategic plan and propelling our growth initiatives forward,” said Christie Obiaya, Heliogen’s Chief Executive Officer.
The board also elected Julie M. Kane as chair of the Board.
“The entire Board is pleased to welcome Roger as a director to support our mission of changing the world by decarbonizing industry,” said Kane.