Form Energy Welcomes Beth Codner as Chief People Officer


Pittsburgh, PA – September 21, 2023 – Form Energy announced today that Beth Codner has joined as Chief People Officer. Based out of Pittsburgh, PA, Beth will focus on driving the vision for Form Energy’s people strategy, as well as leading all people operations functions for the company.

Mateo Jaramillo, CEO and Co-founder of Form Energy, said, “Beth is a recognized leader with more than 25 years of progressive, global human resources leadership experience in high growth organizations. She brings to Form an excellent track record in workforce planning and talent management, as well as a demonstrated commitment to building a dynamic culture based on justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We are so pleased to welcome Beth to our leadership team and believe that she is absolutely the right person to lead our People Operations at this critical and exciting growth stage as we prepare for broad commercialization of our iron-air batteries.”

Beth serves as a member of the Talent Steering Committee for the Allegheny Conference on Community Development and is a member of the Chief Human Resources Officer Council for The Advanced Leadership Institute (TALI), a Pittsburgh non-profit committed to driving meaningful representation of Black executives and professionals in corporate and community leadership roles. Beth also serves as an Executive Mentor for TALI’s Executive Leadership Academy. Beth holds a Master of Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University and an undergraduate degree from Penn State University in human development and business.

“I embraced the opportunity to join the Form Energy team when I realized the profound impact we will make together in the collective effort of driving real change by advancing clean energy solutions. Also, as a leader who was raised in the region that Form Energy invested in to manufacture and supply its products, I was further excited to support a commitment to revitalization and economic prosperity for the incredible people who call this area their home. Then, when you add a culture framework that prioritizes humanity, creativity, and excellence, this means that my daily work is fundamentally about people —their health, their growth, and their sustainable futures. I am absolutely thrilled to be an integral part of Form Energy’s mission.”

Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing a pioneering iron-air battery capable of cost-effectively storing electricity for 100 hours. Driven by the company’s core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, the Form Energy team is deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. Form Energy is supported by leading investors who share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage will be a key enabler of tomorrow’s zero-emissions electric system.



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