ElectraMeccanica Appoints New CEO to Accelerate Onshoring and Commercialization

New ElectraMeccanica CEO to Accelerate Onshore Manufacturing

Seasoned growth executive Susan Docherty assumes both CEO and interim COO roles.

ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles revolutionizing the urban driving experience, today announced substantial leadership and operating changes to accelerate its transition to onshore manufacturing and commercialization of its unique horizontal market. 

Susan Docherty, a proven CEO, executive and board member with three-plus decades of experience driving growth, transforming brands and defining markets – including more than 25 years at General Motors – assumes both the CEO and Interim COO roles, effective immediately. Kevin Pavlov and Joe Mitchell, respectively the outgoing CEO and COO, have resigned to pursue other opportunities. 

In connection with this leadership change, the company also announced that it will officially commission its Mesa, Arizona, manufacturing facility on Dec. 12, 2022, and hold its first-ever investor day on Feb. 15, 2023. The Mesa facility also will become corporate headquarters for the company.

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