BREA, Calif., May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — Mullen Automotive, Inc.. ( MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, today announced the hiring of Richard Curtis as President of International Operations for Mullen Automotive.
Prior to joining Mullen Automotive, Curtis was President of Imperium Motor Company. Prior to Imperium Motor Company, he was a turnaround specialist for Lithia Automotive Group in three western states. He was also Director of Electric Vehicles for Northern California’s largest private dealership group, which at the time became the largest seller of electric vehicles for the Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500 EV and Chevrolet Volt in the United States. United States.
“Richard has considerable experience across Asia and will be essential in expanding our presence there and beyond,” said David Michery, CEO and President of Mullen Automotive. “His more than 35 years of automotive experience, working with major dealer groups and international OEMs, brings a level of global expertise that will be a central factor in growing our electric vehicle business in the world.”
Mullen recently announced the “Strikingly Different” US tryout tour, covering 19 cities across the United States. The tour will begin this fall in Southern California and will continue across the United States. Further details can be found here, or make your reservation Mullen FIVE here.
Mullen is a Southern California-based automotive company that owns and partners with several synergistic businesses working toward the unified goal of creating clean, scalable energy solutions. Mullen has evolved over the past decade in step with consumer and technology trends. Today, the company works diligently to provide exciting electric vehicle options built entirely in the USA and designed to fit perfectly into the life of the American consumer. Mullen is working to make electric vehicles more accessible than ever by creating an end-to-end ecosystem that supports all aspects of electric vehicle ownership.
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