Wallbox, a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging and energy management solutions worldwide, today announced the appointment of Beatriz González to the Company’s Board of Directors upon completion of Wallbox’s business combination with Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. II
A financial and investment industry veteran, González brings extensive experience in advising and amplifying the growth trajectory of leading startups within transportation and broader technology sectors, and has served as a board member for almost all of Spain’s Unicorn Startups to date — including Wallbox, Cabify and Glovo. In addition to board positions with other cutting-edge organizations including Spotahome, Filmin, and Idealista, González is the Founder and Managing Partner of Seaya Ventures, a leading European & Latin-American Venture Capital firm focused on accelerating startup growth – counting over $350 million of assets under management.
“Beatriz González has a proven track record with aiding and advising some of the most promising transportation and technology companies in the world, and we are thrilled to expand her role in our organization,” said Enric Asunción, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Wallbox. “Her experience strategizing with organizations to help them achieve and maintain a global presence will play a vital role in helping us continue to scale our business and expand into new markets and territories.”
“Wallbox has remained on the forefront of innovation in the energy sector since its inception, and I’ve been a believer in the company for many years,” said González. “As a long-standing member of the company’s board, it’s an honor to elevate my role as a member of Wallbox’s team and to draw upon my professional experiences to help the company achieve its goals and establish itself as a sustainable, global technology leader while delivering the future of energy solutions worldwide.”
Through this latest appointment, Wallbox’s Board of Directors following the business combination with Kensington now includes Enric Asunción, Anders Pettersson, Francisco Riberas, Diego Diaz, Pol Soler, and Beatriz González.
“The addition of Beatriz González to Wallbox’s Board of Directors is a testament to the promise of Wallbox’s market dominance and continued growth potential,” said Justin Mirro, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kensington. “Her seasoned background in investments, corporate strategy and business development will play a crucial role in our expansion as Wallbox continues its growth trajectory and prepares to enter the public markets.”