Hyzon Motors appoints new chief financial officer

Hyzon Motors appoints new chief financial officer

Stephen Weiland will be responsible for overseeing accounting, treasury, investor relations and IT.

Hyzon Motors announced the appointment of Stephen Weiland as chief financial officer (CFO) of the company, effective Nov. 1.

As CFO, Hyzon said Weiland will be responsible for overseeing Hyzon’s financial operations, including financial planning and analysis, accounting, treasury, investor relations and IT. He brings two decades of experience that include leading financial operations as CFO, driving diverse growth capital programs, executing transactions in the cleantech sector, and implementing critical financial processes. Most recently, he served as CFO for Boom Supersonic where he was responsible for the supersonic aircraft manufacturer’s financial and information technology functions. Prior to his role at Boom, Weiland worked at Caterpillar as a Division CFO for manufacturing and engineering, digital and procurement divisions.

Weiland’s career is rooted in accounting, having started his career in audit as a certified public accountant before transitioning to investment banking. His financial leadership and transaction experience span various industries, including transportation and emerging technology. He received his bachelor of science in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

Jiajia Wu, the company’s interim CFO since April 2023, will transition to the role of senior vice president of finance and accounting.

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