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Mark Wilson appointed CFO of Verge Motorcycles

Wilson joins the company with more than 20 years of automotive industry experience.

Nikola appoints new chief executive officer

Michael Lohscheller will step down as president and CEO of Nikola. Steve Girsky has been named the new CEO.

Stephen Girsky Nikola
Hyzon adds Andrea Farace to board of directors

Farace served as executive vice president at Wirecard Card Solutions Limited.

TeraWatt appoints two new executives to lineup

Justin Turner was appointed chief revenue officer and West Owens was appointed chief financial officer.

Hyzon Motors Names Dr. Bappa Banerjee COO

Banerjee will oversee Hyzon Motors’ global operations, manufacturing, engineering, commercial and end-to-end supply chain.

Nikola announces new chief financial officer

Anastasiya “Stasy” Pasterick will be responsible for leading Nikola’s finance and accounting team.

Electrify America names new chairman, new president/CEO

Giovanni Palazzo and Rob Barrosa have new positions within the organization.

Volta Trucks appoints prior Volvo Trucks exec. Claes Nilsson to BoD

Nilsson joins the Volta Trucks Board following a career as president of Volvo Trucks and member of its executive board.

StoreDot appoints new chairman

Carl-Peter Forster, a senior adviser and board member of several car companies, is now StoreDot’s chairman.

Volta Trucks finds new chief commercial officer

Volta Trucks has appointed Adam Chassin as its chief commercial officer. Chassin is the former head of business for Uber in Europe, where he had responsibility for driving Uber’s growth through partnerships across Europe. Chassin is also the former head of strategic business development for Amazon, where he worked across the entire portfolio of Amazon’s

Nikola announces Michael Lohscheller will become CEO

Nikola Corporation announced that Chief Executive Officer and President of Nikola Corporation Mark Russell will retire, effective January 1, 2023, and has named current Nikola Motor President Michael Lohscheller as his successor. Lohscheller will assume Russell’s president title, join the Nikola Board of Directors immediately, and become CEO upon Russell’s retirement. Russell will remain a member of the board. Lohscheller

Autel Energy appoints new chief operating officer

Autel Energy has appointed John Thomas to lead its newly created North American business unit as chief operating officer. Thomas will oversee sales, marketing, manufacturing and strategy at Autel Energy and report to Chloe Hung, CEO of Autel U.S.A. The company says Thomas brings over 30 years of automotive, government relations and transportation expertise, including