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Mullen announces key hiring across vehicle engineering, integration, powertrain and manufacturing teams as vehicle programs ramp up and overall Company growth takes off in support of Mullen FIVE and Mullen ONE programs.
Key New Hires Support Mullen’s Manufacturing, Vehicle Integration, Powertrain and Engineering Teams
BREA, Calif., May 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via InvestorWire -- Mullen Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, announces today a number of new hires that have recently joined Mullen Automotive. Key hires have been added across vehicle engineering, vehicle integration, powertrain systems and manufacturing in support of EV vehicle programs, including the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover and Mullen ONE EV Cargo Van programs.
The following individuals who have recently joined Mullen Automotive are located across Mullen’s different facilities in California and Mississippi, including Mullen’s Vehicle Team in Anaheim, California; Mullen’s Powertrain in Monrovia, California; and Mullen’s AMEC Manufacturing in Tunica, Mississippi. The new hires include:
Robert Huotari – Director of Interiors
Mark Jenkins – Design Engineer
Ameil Kapadia – Sr. Manager, BIW Engineering
Cesar Aguirre – Manager BIW Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
Amanda Hancock – HR Manager
Allen McDonald – Plant Controller
Kyler Ohl – IT Systems Architect
John Roberts – Facilities Supervisor
Jesse Satterfield – Manager, PC and L
Jack Saylor – Production Manager/Tech Specialist
Michelle Saylor – Global Manufacturing Assistant
Vedanth Basappa – Manager, Virtual Simulation
Scott Newton – Packing Engineer
Albert Lizardo – Senior Manager
“I am happy to announce the addition of these new members to the Mullen Automotive Team,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive. “Every new team member is a vital hire and an integral part of our EV programs and bright future for Mullen Automotive. One of our promises from the start has been to put Americans back to work in the U.S., and I fully intend to see my commitment through. God bless America.”
Mullen recently announced the “Strikingly Different” U.S. Test Drive Tour, covering 19 cities across the U.S. The tour will begin this fall in Southern California and work its way throughout the U.S. Further details can be found here, or place your Mullen FIVE reservation 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 and scalable energy solutions. Mullen has evolved over the past decade in sync with consumers and technology trends. Today, the Company is working diligently to provide exciting EV options built entirely in the United States and made to fit perfectly into the American consumer’s life. Mullen strives to make EVs more accessible than ever by building an end-to-end ecosystem that takes care of all aspects of EV ownership.
Certain statements in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Any statements contained in this press release that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed forward-looking statements. Words such as "continue," "will," "may," "could," "should," "expect," "expected," "plans," "intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "predict," "potential" and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements, many of which are generally outside the control of Mullen and are difficult to predict. Examples of such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, whether the new key hires will meet expectations and assist with the Company’s growth and whether the Company will achieve its objectives of launching its EV crossover, the FIVE, and other vehicles within anticipated timelines and, if so, if the FIVE and other vehicles will be a success. Additional examples of such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: (i) Mullen’s ability (or inability) to obtain additional financing in sufficient amounts or on acceptable terms when needed; (ii) Mullen's ability to maintain existing, and secure additional, contracts with manufacturers, parts and other service providers relating to its business; (iii) Mullen’s ability to successfully expand in existing markets and enter new markets; (iv) Mullen’s ability to successfully manage and integrate any acquisitions of businesses, solutions or technologies; (v) unanticipated operating costs, transaction costs and actual or contingent liabilities; (vi) the ability to attract and retain qualified employees and key personnel; (vii) adverse effects of increased competition on Mullen’s business; (viii) changes in government licensing and regulation that may adversely affect Mullen’s business; (ix) the risk that changes in consumer behavior could adversely affect Mullen’s business; (x) Mullen’s ability to protect its intellectual property; and (xi) local, industry and general business and economic conditions. Additional factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements can be found in the most recent annual report on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K filed by Mullen with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mullen anticipates that subsequent events and developments may cause its plans, intentions and expectations to change. Mullen assumes no obligation, and it specifically disclaims any intention or obligation, to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made and should not be relied upon as representing Mullen’s plans and expectations as of any subsequent date.
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