02 dec 2021
We are proud to announce that the honorable Jane F. Garvey is to be appointed chairwoman of Allego Board of Directors. Jane F. Garvey is an Industry Leader and Former U.S official. Current Chairman of Allego Julien Touati of Meridiam will serve as the Board’s Vice-Chair.During her career in public service, Ms. Garvey served as the 14thAdministrator of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Her legacy as Administrator includes leading the FAA through one of the most challenging chapters in aviation history in the wake of September 11, 2001, and subsequently restoring America’s confidence in air travel by strengthening airline safety and instituting many modernization milestones. Ms. Garvey also served as Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), where she developed the GARVEE bonds, an innovative financing initiative enabling states to use federal highway funds more effectively. Ms. Garvey was previously director of Boston’s Logan International Airport and she served as Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Works.
“I’m very pleased to serve as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Allego N.V. upon the close of its business combination. Allego is a dynamic, market-leading company that has expanded its network of charging solutions across Europe to establish the blueprint for multi-national EV charging infrastructure development,” commented Ms. Garvey. “Allego’s mission to provide EV charging infrastructure across Europe is advancing the future of electric mobility, and I look forward to working with Allego’s management team and my fellow directors to execute on the Company’s strategic plan and support its long-term, sustainable growth.”
Ms. Garvey has served in numerous high-profile appointments across the public and private sectors that have provided her with a unique and robust set of knowledge about the intricacies of the transportation industry. In 2008, Ms. Garvey served on the transition team for President Barack Obama, helping to advise the new administration on transportation policies. Prior to that, Ms. Garvey advised U.S. public/private partnerships at JPMorgan, specifically advising on financing strategies to facilitate project delivery for state governments. She continues to serve on various corporate boards and commissions.
“We are honored to benefit from Jane’s guidance here at Meridiam, and I am thrilled to continue our partnership on the new Board of Allego N.V.,” said Julien Touati, current Chairman of the Allego Board of Directors and Partner and Corporate Development Director at Meridiam. “We are confident that Jane’s experience across both public and private operations of the transportation sector will prove invaluable as Allego continues to build out new charging sites and extend the geographic footprint of its EV charging stations across Europe.”
“Allego N.V. is very pleased to expand its Board of Directors by adding a Chairwoman of Jane’s caliber as we prepare for operations as a public company,” said Mathieu Bonnet, Chief Executive Officer of Allego. “We look forward to leveraging Jane’s insights into multiple facets of the transportation industry as we continue to reinforce our leadership position within the European EV charging market.”