Having been in post at ITM for 13 years, Cooley has led the company through growth and development. In a statement, the company offered its ‘enormous’ gratitude and respect for his leadership.

H2 View understands that the company has commenced a process to select its new CEO and Cooley will remain in position until a successor is appointed.

Dr. Graham Cooley, said, “It has been a privilege to lead ITM Power through its transition from an R&D business to a world leading electrolyser manufacturing company. As we seek to become a global manufacturing powerhouse, now is a good time for me to step aside and hand over to someone with more experience in this area.

“The whole team at ITM Power has been a pleasure to work with and I look forward to working with a new CEO and continuing my involvement with the Group.”

In January this year (2022), ITM revealed its in half year results for the six-month period, ending October 2021, company growth across current works, contract backlog and project pipelines.

Read more: ITM Power confirms project pipeline of 880MW in half year results

Commenting on Cooley’s departure, Sir Roger Bone, Chairman of ITM Power, said, “Graham’s contribution to this Company’s growth, over many years, is immeasurable. We are pleased that he has agreed to remain with the Company in a strategic role so that we may continue to benefit from his knowledge, wisdom, experience, and relationships.

“On behalf of the Board, all of ITM Power’s staff and shareholders, I thank him for his efforts and vision in helping to create the business we are today.”

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