Musashi Energy Solutions Appoints Alan Forster to Head North American Sales


TROY, Mich., – April 11, 2024 – Musashi Energy Solutions (MES), a leading Hybrid SuperCapacitor (HSC) developer for mission-critical backup power, appoints Alan Forster as Senior Director of Sales – Americas. With soaring demand for dependable energy storage in data centers, healthcare, and industrial sectors, Forster will spearhead MES’s growth strategy by fostering key partnerships and securing opportunities in mission-critical markets.

Musashi is poised to be the leading provider of Hybrid SuperCapacitors, setting new standards in energy storage innovation and envisioning a future where its advanced products become the cornerstone of sustainable energy solutions worldwide.

Forster brings over three decades of sales expertise, notably serving as Vice President of Sales – Americas at Green Cubes Technology, LLC (GCT) and UNIPOWER, LLC (UNI) business. Forster also spent several years at Active Power, a flywheel energy storage system manufacturer for large data center, medical and industrial applications, building a network of end-user, consultant and channel partner relationships.

“Alan’s experience in successfully providing sustainable energy storage solutions to the mission-critical electrical ecosystem, including managing end-user key accounts, distributors, and manufacturer’s representatives, will be of great value to Musashi Energy Solutions,” stated Frank DeLattre, Vice President of Business Development – Americas. “We’re excited with the appointment of Alan to lead our sales operations, bringing deep energy storage expertise and an invaluable understanding of the mission-critical markets we serve.”

“I am thrilled to be joining such an exciting and forward-thinking company like Musashi Energy Solutions,” noted Forster. “Undoubtedly, customers seek sustainable, efficient, cost-effective and safe energy storage solutions for their data-driven organizations. It’s rare to find such a near-perfect combination of a customer problem, market timing, technological advancement and company position. Musashi represents an amazing opportunity to deliver real value to customers, and I’m very excited to help shape that journey.”

With Musashi’s HybridSuperCapacitor technology and systems, operators of mission-critical operations no longer have to rely on costly, unreliable, space-hungry and potentially unsafe backup batteries. Musashi’s HSC solutions present numerous cost, efficiency and safety advantages over conventional battery options.

Since its founding in 2007, MES has been at the forefront of Hybrid SuperCapacitor development and operates the largest facility for the mass production of prismatic HSC cells in the world. For more information, visit Musashi Energy Solutions, LinkedIn and X/Twitter.

About Musashi Energy Solutions – North America

Musashi Energy Solutions (MES) designs and develops high-power, long-lasting, and safe Hybrid SuperCapacitors (HSCs). Based in Troy, Michigan, with manufacturing and assembly in Yamanashi, Japan and Battle Creek, Michigan, Musashi’s team of talented R&D and system engineers are breaking free from perceived barriers and limitations to create new value through unique engineering development activities in design, prototyping, and testing.

About Musashi Energy Solutions – Japan

Musashi Energy Solutions is a pioneer in the mass production of lithium-ion capacitors (LIC) ahead of the rest of the world. The LICs features high power, long life and high safety, and is a sustainable energy device that is expected to make great strides toward the realization of a carbon-neutral society that requires the electrification of mobility such as two-wheelers and four-wheelers and the promotion of the use of renewable energy.

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