Lion Electric appoints Chief Financial Officer
September 11, 2023 | By Canadian ManufacturingPresented by:
MONTREAL — The Lion Electric Company, a manufacturer of electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, announced that Nicolas Brunet has been appointed as President. In his new and expanded role, Brunet will work alongside Marc Bedard, CEO-Founder, on the elaboration and execution of all strategic aspects of the business, with a focus on accelerating sales across the United States and Canada, and oversee all commercial operations.
Brunet served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since December 2019, playing a role in the execution of the company’s strategic plan, including through the completion of key financing transactions, the establishment of partnerships with key customers and stakeholders, and the management of the Company’s corporate development and corporate affairs.
“I am thrilled with the management changes announced today, which are very well aligned with our business’s requirements. After four years with Lion during which he got intimately acquainted with Lion’s products, customers and operations, Nicolas is ideally positioned to take on greater responsibilities and assume an expanded leadership role. Additionally, Richard’s expertise and experience will be instrumental to pursue our critical profitability goals,” said Marc Bedard, CEO-Founder.
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