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New X Shore CEO

René Hansen has been appointed as CEO of Swedish baesd X Shore electric boats.

René succeeds Jenny Keisu, who led the company in establishing itself as the leading provider of high-performance electric boats.

René’s career includes snowboarding, recycling, digitalisation of farming, and energy industries and, in his capacity as CEO, will leverage his operational and strategic experience.

“X Shore’s unwavering commitment to sustainability, design, and product excellence resonates deeply with my values,” he said. “Central to our journey is our exceptional team, investors and the valued customers who share our commitment to a sustainable tomorrow. Together, we will propel our mission forward, ensuring that X Shore continues to lead in creating a fossil-free and nature positive environment.”

Business background

Jon Roskill, chair of the board at X Shore, added: “We are delighted to welcome René Hansen as our CEO.

“His extensive business background, combined with a strong product focus, aligns seamlessly with our vision for X Shore.

“We believe his leadership will propel us to new heights in technology, design, and sustainability. There is very strong demand for X Shore vessels, and we will work very closely with René to get our boats on the water the world over.”

Over the past two years, the company has introduced two new boats, the X Shore PRO and X Shore 1, with the former marking a significant entry into a new category.

During this period, X Shore has also secured capital through two funding rounds.


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