SEA Electric is proud to welcome Daniel Scarpino de Castro to the position of President, Asia Pacific Region.
Mr Scarpino de Castro comes to SEA Electric with a wealth of executive-level experience to his credit, following roles within the automotive industry, including bus and coach manufacturing, transport electrification, and zero emissions solutions.
Having previously worked within Oceania, Southeast Asia, South America and the USA, Mr Scarpino de Castro joins SEA Electric from the position of President of Irizar USA, a multifaceted company focused on passenger transport and electromobility.
He was also on the Board of Directors for Irizar Asia Pacific (Australia) since 2013, and he has earned an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.
For Mr Scarpino de Castro, joining the SEA Electric team allows him to further his work in the eMobility field.
“It’s an honour to be joining the SEA Electric team, and play a part in taking the company to the next level throughout the Asia Pacific region,” said Mr Scarpino de Castro.
“SEA Electric’s technology has an enviable reputation throughout the industry, with its credentials leading the way for what is possible in the space since the company was first commercially launched in 2017.
“As we have seen with the many major wins for SEA Electric in recent times, plus our existing portfolio of industry collaborations, people want to work with us, as we take the next steps adding fresh innovations to the electric transportation marketplace.”
For SEA Electric, Mr Scarpino de Castro adds to the extensive talent pool already assembled at the company’s base in Melbourne, Australia.
“The EV segment is gaining genuine momentum in the Asia Pacific region, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome Daniel on board, with his extensive specialist knowledge of the sector, set to assist us in further growing the business,” said Tony Fairweather, SEA Electric CEO and Founder.
“Globally, SEA Electric’s technology is gaining significant traction with leading OEMs and other major collaborations.
“In Australia, our locally assembled, electric trucks are showing what is possible in the zero-emissions logistics space, across a wide range of industries and application types.
“There are massive opportunities across the region, and with Daniel at the helm, the future is incredibly exciting for SEA Electric.”
Mr Scarpino de Castro will commence in his new role effective, Monday 24th April, 2023.
SEA Electric in Australia launched the world’s first true range of all-electric trucks to the market in 2021, with the offering available now via a nationwide dealership network.
The trucks come complete with full factory warranties supported by an extensive service network, backed by a growing list of ecosystem partners, ensuring a simple switch for companies transferring to sustainable solutions.