GreenH2@Work Employee Spotlight: William Herron

March 7, 2024

Plug’s mission to revolutionize the green hydrogen landscape owes much of its success to employees like William Herron. Holding the position of Plug’s Liquid Hydrogen Commissioning Plant Manager, William has played a pivotal role in shaping the company into what it is today. 

William’s responsibilities range from handling issues arising at the plant to ensuring efficiency in liquefiers and even training the next generation of green hydrogen drivers. This multifaceted approach to work underscores the adaptability and versatility valued at Plug. 

Sixteen years ago, William embarked on his journey with Plug. A spontaneous job interview following a vacation to South Africa changed the course of his career, and he hasn’t looked back since. What excites Herron the most about Plug is being part of a select global group successfully delivering hydrogen—a testament to the company’s pioneering efforts in the industry. 

William’s story reflects the essence of teamwork and collaboration vital for instigating meaningful change in the green hydrogen sector and beyond. However, his contributions extend beyond the plant. Outside of his work at Plug, Herron dedicates his time to bringing happiness to families and children. Acting as a clown at a children’s orthopedic hospital, he adds a touch of joy to those in need. 

William Herron’s journey at Plug encapsulates the company’s commitment to innovation and community engagement. His story serves as a living example of Plug’s empowering culture, where employees are motivated to exceed their job descriptions. As Plug continues to lead the way in the green hydrogen landscape, Herron’s unwavering dedication epitomizes the company’s mission to make a positive impact, both professionally and personally.