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Blue Corner signs Framework contract in Belgium with specialized recruitment firm Robert Half

Blue Corner signs Framework contract in Belgium with specialized recruitment firm Robert Half.

 

 

ANTWERP, 12 September 2023Blue Corner, a wholly owned European subsidiary of Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK), and leading owner and operator of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, announced a strategic agreement with S&P 500 company Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm.

 


 

Robert Half signed the framework agreement contract with Blue Corner to become a preferred supplier of both C level executive leadership talent and tech and operational talent for the high-growth EV services required at Blue Corner in Belgium.

Blue Corner, a former startup acquired by Blink Charging in 2021 ramped up from around 25 staff to around 135 EV specialists today with growth to continue at a fast clip in this European EV market. The Belgium-based company includes a European R&D team in addition to its national sales and marketing team and has a strong Tier 1 client track record.

 

Dries De Vos, Vice President Strategic Accounts said: “We are proud today to take another step forward to participate in the worldwide momentum for a cleaner environment. We bring a proven track record of supporting rapid-growth companies to identify and secure key executives to elevate our client’s business.”

 

 

Olivier Van Schap, Managing Director Blue Corner Belgium said: “Quality is a Robert Half hallmark which we greatly appreciate, as well as their focus on delivery, transparency and just the overall fit. They understand our organization well and deliver us talent we need to continue our rapid growth path.”

 

 

Blue Corner allows EV drivers access today to over a quarter of a million charge points
in Europe, at home, on the road or at the office.

 

 

Michelle Van Looy, HR Director Belgium, Blue Corner aid: “We truly believe this partnership with Robert Half is a key asset to our sustainable growth. They have proven to be a stable and reliable partner that bring the expertise we need in this growing market. They understand our DNA and values as no other. We are thrilled to continue this amazing journey with them and have high expectations for the future.”

 

 

 

 

Europe is forecast to overtake China and have the highest rate of electric vehicle use in the world by 2030, according to a report. The region is forecast to have a 67.3 per cent penetration rate — up from 22 per cent in 2023 — for new energy vehicles, the Citi State of Global Electric Vehicle Adoption report said.

This places it ahead of China (66.6 per cent), South Korea (60.5 per cent) and the US (45.8 per cent), while the Middle East and Africa are forecast to have a penetration rate of only 2.7 per cent, according to the bank’s report.

 

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements as defined within Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. These forward-looking statements and terms such as “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “will,” “should,” or other comparable terms involve risks and uncertainties because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future. Those statements include statements regarding the intent, belief, or current expectations of Blink Charging and members of its management, as well as the assumptions on which such statements are based. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, including our estimate of U.S. charger production and those described in Blink Charging’s Q3 2022 Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed with the SEC, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Except as required by federal securities law, Blink Charging undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed conditions.

 

Blue Corner Media Contact:
Eric Dauchy
eric.dauchy@theconstellationgroup.eu
P/Whatsapp: +32 498 513 077.

Blink Media Contact
PR@BlinkCharging.com

Blink Investor Relations Contact
IR@BlinkCharging.com
(+1 855) 313.8187

 

ABOUT BLUE CORNER

Blue Corner, founded 2011, focuses on smart 360° total solutions with subscriptions for business, private EV drivers and corporate partners. Our rapidly growing network has more than 15,000 charging points across Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and France. The Blue Corner public charging card opens up 250,000 charging points across Europe. Blue Corner currently has more than 100 staff and is headquartered in Antwerp. https://www.blinkcharging.be

Blue Corner is a Blink Charging Company (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW), a world leader in EV charging equipment that designs, manufactures, owns and operates charging stations. Blink’s key products and services include the Blink EV charging network, EV charging equipment and EV charging services.

For more information, visit https://blinkcharging.com/

ABOUT ROBERT HALF

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects opportunities at great companies with highly skilled job seekers. Offering contract and permanent placement solutions in the fields of finance and accounting, technology, administrative, hr and customer support and legal, Robert Half has more than 300 locations worldwide, including 11 in Belgium. Explore our comprehensive solutions, research and insights at RobertHalf.be.