Clean Technology Canada

Next Hydrogen appoints Robert Campbell as new CCO

November 23, 2023
By Canadian Manufacturing

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MISSISSAUGA — Next Hydrogen Solutions Inc. appoints Mr. Rob Campbell as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Mr. Campbell brings a career in leadership roles in the global clean technology sector with a focus on hydrogen, fuel cells and solar industries.

Prior to joining Next Hydrogen, Mr. Campbell served as CEO of First Hydrogen Corp’s Energy division, Chief Commercial Officer of Ballard Power which is involved in the fuel cell industry, President and CEO of SoloPower Systems Inc. as well as Vice President at Hydrogenics (acquired by Cummins). He gained a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Queen’s University and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from York University’s Schulich School of Business.

“We are delighted to welcome Rob to our amazing team as we enter the next phase of growth for the company,” said Raveel Afzaal, President and CEO of Next Hydrogen. “He has a proven track record as a high-performing business executive, is a globally recognized figure in the hydrogen sector, and uniquely qualified to lead our commercial scaling activities globally.”

As CCO, Mr. Campbell’s main responsibilities include executing our on the company’s carefully crafted go-to market strategy focused on introducing our products into strategic market applications, growing our commercial partnerships, while overseeing the Business Development and Product Development teams.

Rob Campbell stated, “It is great to join the Next Hydrogen team at such an important time in the market for scaling of green hydrogen to help fight climate change. The company’s unique technology is the product of decades of experience to create optimized solutions for the direct coupling of renewables to alkaline electrolysis while also leveraging mature industry supply chains for attractive economics. I look forward to accelerating Next Hydrogen’s business as we continue our progress toward commercial scaling and profitability.”

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