Fisker Automotive announced today that former Chrysler CEO Tom LaSorda has been appointed CEO and Vice Chairman of the company effective immediately. Founder Henrik Fisker will become Executive Chairman of the company.
LaSorda will have the responsibility for the running of the company’s day to day operations.
“We have created a new automotive company, launched a new Electric Vehicle extended range technology and brought the Fisker Karma to market successfully in a remarkably short timeframe,” says Henrik Fisker. “I am looking forward to working closely with Tom as we steer the company into its future as an iconic global automotive brand with a range of desirable cars that offer environmentally responsible luxury.”
Tom LaSorda has been Vice Chairman of the Board at Fisker Automotive since December.
“I am delighted to be assuming such a central role at this exciting time in Fisker Automotive’s history,” says LaSorda. “As part of our future strategy, we will be seeking strong partnerships and alliances as Fisker continues to grow as a brand.”
– By: Omar Rana