Energy Vault Holdings, Inc., a leader in sustainable, grid-scale energy storage solutions, announced the appointment of Josh McMorrow as the company’s Chief Legal Officer.
“I am pleased to welcome Josh as the newest member of our leadership team,” said Robert Piconi, Chairman, Co-Founder and CEO, Energy Vault. “Josh’s broad international experience spanning several relevant industries, combined with his deep expertise in transactional and regulatory matters, will be a tremendous asset to the company. Josh joins us at a critical time and will play a key role working with me, our Board and the rest of our team as we continue to grow and strengthen the company. He joins our established leadership team who will continue to be instrumental in executing our global expansion plans as we deploy and scale our innovative energy storage technologies.”
Josh McMorrow commented, “It is a very exciting time to be joining Energy Vault, as I believe the company is poised for significant domestic and international growth, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success. Energy Vault is an innovative leader in renewable energy storage technologies, which are critically important to enabling the decarbonization transition of the planet. I look forward to working with Rob and the entire organization to execute the company’s global growth strategy while focusing on operating the publicly-traded company with the highest standards of corporate governance and integrity.” Veteran Legal Executive, Josh McMorrow, Appointed as Chief Legal Officer
McMorrow is responsible for overseeing Energy Vault’s legal, regulatory, IP and compliance functions, as well as all legal aspects of its strategic and commercial partnerships as the company continues to scale its operations and expand its global footprint.
During his legal career of more than two decades, McMorrow has built and managed legal teams on six continents and represented companies across multiple industries, including energy, industrial gas, construction and chemicals. Most recently, McMorrow led the 2021 IPO of Atotech Limited on the New York Stock Exchange resulting in a market capitalization of more than $4 billion.
McMorrow has been named General Counsel of the Year for Energy by The Legal 500. He was also named to the GC Powerlist (the top 100 general counsel) in three different countries (United States, Switzerland, and Germany) by The Legal 500.
McMorrow holds a Juris Doctor degree and graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law and he holds a B.S. in International Business from Trinity University, graduating cum laude.