MULN – Mullen Announces Key Hires Across EV Programs

BREA, Calif., Jan. 26, 2023 ( SOURCE : GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN ) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, announces today a number of hires who have joined the Company across its commercial van and truck program and Mullen FIVE EV Crossover programs in support of aggressive EV portfolio growth plans.

The individual new hires will be working across Mullen’s different facilities, including the Commercial Vehicle Team in Troy, Michigan; the Consumer Vehicle Team in Irvine, California; the Powertrain and Battery Group in Monrovia, California; the Manufacturing Plant in Tunica, Mississippi; and the Mishawka, Indiana factory. 

“It’s exciting to see the growth across our different teams and locations in California, Michigan, Indiana and Mississippi,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive. “Strategically, we have been adding very strong expertise coming from tier 1 suppliers, traditional OEMs and other EV start-ups. It’s very encouraging to see so many strong candidates reach out to us, looking to join the Mullen team.” 

Mullen’s new team members come from a variety of well-known automotive brands, including, VW, Joyson, GM, Hyundai, Isuzu, Nexteer, Mahindra, Ford, Stellantis, Hyliion and Electra Meccanica. These new hires include the following individuals: 

Product Development 

  • Jerry Hu – President, Mullen Commercial Vehicles, formally VP of Key Safety Systems 
  • Dave Adkins – Chief of Class 3 Commercial Vehicles, formally Chief Engineer of Izuzu 
  • Raj Pai – Chief Engineer Commercial Vehicles, formally VP of Mahindra 
  • Steve Ilenich – Director of Commercial Vehicles Quality 
  • Dongyeol Kang – Director of Vehicle Program Purchasing 
  • Mohamed Shaib – Director of ADAS 
  • Seungho Choi – Director of Program Management Commercial Vehicles 

Commercial Sales, Service and Parts 

  • Paul Loewer – Senior Director, Product Planning and Product Marketing 
  • Matt Gostek – Director, Service and Parts 
  • Bob Sanseverino – Commercial Sales Director – West Region 
  • Lance Buchanan – Commercial Sales Director – Southeast Region 

About Mullen 
Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ: MULN) is a Southern California-based automotive company building the next generation of electric vehicles (“EVs”) that will be manufactured in its two United States-based assembly plants. Mullen’s EV development portfolio includes the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover, Mullen I-GO Commercial Urban Delivery EV, Mullen Commercial Class 1-3 EVs and Bollinger Motors, which features both the B1 and B2 electric SUV trucks and Class 4-6 commercial offerings. On Sept. 7, 2022, Bollinger Motors became a majority-owned EV truck company of Mullen Automotive, and on Dec. 1, 2022, Mullen closed on the acquisition of all of Electric Last Mile Solutions’ (“ELMS”) assets, including all IP and a 650,000-square-foot plant in Mishawaka, Indiana. 

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