Longtime GM and Ford Executive Mark LaNeve Named President of Charge Enterprises

Mark LaNeve
Mark LaNeve // Courtesy of Charge Enterprises

Charge Enterprises Inc., a portfolio of global businesses aiming to connect people through communications and EV charging infrastructure in New York City, announced former executive at General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. Mark LaNeve has been named president.

“With the growing EV charging infrastructure demands to build and develop EV charging ecosystems, Charge is structuring our senior team to best prepare for the electrification revolution as well as our expansion into 5G data transmission infrastructure,” says Andrew Fox,  founder, chairman, and CEO. “Mark has my every confidence to lead Charge as we grow from being a relatively new player into a recognized leader in these critical growth markets.”

In his new role, LaNeve will executive Charge’s vision and lead corporate strategy development. He will also be responsible for the company’s operations and oversight of subsidiary operations with a focus on building brand trust within the EV charging infrastructure industry.

“From the day I agreed to join Charge Enterprises, I have been incredibly impressed with the leadership talent and vision of the Company and the tremendous opportunity we have in front of us to help build tomorrow’s infrastructure,” says LaNeve. “Electric vehicles and wireless data transmission are the future, and Charge expects to play a pivotal role.”

The company also announced Nicole Antakli, who previously served as director of administration, will succeed LaNeve as CBO. She will lead the company’s EV charging infrastructure business, including business strategy, marketing, and sales operations.