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Company Overview of VIA Motors Inc.

Company Overview

VIA Motors Inc. develops and manufactures electric vehicles. It offers extended-range electric trucks, road-trip ready sports utility vehicles, and electric vans for long-range delivery applications. It integrates V-DRIVE power train technology into new OEM vehicles, and sells to government and utility fleets in the United States. VIA Motors Inc. was formerly known as VIA Automotive, Inc. The company was founded in 2010 and is based in Orem, Utah with a facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.

165 Mountain Way Drive

Orem, UT 84058

United States

Founded in 2010





Key Executives for VIA Motors Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President of Via Motors Latin America
President and Chief Operations Officer
Age: 67
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Human Resources
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

VIA Motors Inc. Key Developments

VIA Motors Announces Board Changes

VIA Motors announced that the company has appointed two highly respected business leaders, Suzanne H. Gilbert, a 30 plus year experienced executive in leading advertising and marketing communications companies, and Donald L. Runkle, a highly recognized business leader and product/process innovator, to the company's board of directors. Throughout her career, Suzanne has been recognized for her overall management skill, strategic insight, financial acumen, team-building skills, improving operational results and solving complex problems with innovative solutions. Prior to this appointment, Suzanne formed SHGilbert Consulting, served as Exec VP Chief Financial and Administrative Officer at Campbell-Ewald and served in executive positions at various worldwide advertising/marketing communications organizations. Among his impressive list of accomplishments, Don has led divisional profit turnarounds, international acquisitions and divestitures and new product creation. He is an operating executive for Tennenbaum Capital Partners and is a board member of Lear Corporation, WinCup, and the Lean Enterprise Institute. He was recently Executive Chairman and CEO of EcoMotors International and Chairman of EaglePicher and Autocam. Don was formerly Vice-Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Delphi Corporation. During his long tenure at General Motors, he was VP of Engineering, VP of Advanced Engineering, Chief Engineer of Chevrolet and Chief Engineer of Buick Powertrain & Racing.

VIA Motors Appoints Michael DeVolld as Director of Human Resources

VIA Motors announced that VIA has appointed Michael DeVolld as Director of Human Resources for VIA Motors. Mike will be a critical leader to manage that most important asset. Mr. DeVolld has held several human resources leadership roles in a career spanning over 20 years with Rio Tinto and FMC Corporation. He has also successfully owned and operated his own small businesses. Prior to his career in the private sector, Mr. DeVolld served its country as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps.

VIA Appoints Michael Devolld as Director of Human Resources

VIA Motors has appointed Michael DeVolld as Director of Human Resources for VIA Motors. Mr. DeVolld has held several human resources leadership roles in a career spanning over 20 years with Rio Tinto and FMC Corporation.

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