Fisker Automotive, the leading manufacturer of luxury Electric Vehicles with extended range (EVer™), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Yost as Chief Financial Officer.
A well-known automotive industry financial executive with more than 30 years of global experience, Yost most recently served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Dana Holdings from 2008 through May 2012.
Yost began his career at Ford Motor Company where, over the course of 27 years, he served in several senior and executive level finance roles in North America, Europe and South America including serving as Ford’s Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Corporate Strategy. Shortly after retiring from Ford in 2001, Yost joined Hayes Lemmerz, serving as EVP, Chief Financial Officer from 2002 through 2008.
In his new role, Yost will report to Fisker Automotive’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom LaSorda, and work closely with Executive Chairman Henrik Fisker.
“We are delighted to add a high caliber global automotive executive like Jim to the Fisker leadership team,” said CEO Tom LaSorda. “Jim’s extensive financial, operational and strategic skills as well as international experience will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand the global reach of the Karma sedan and prepare the path for the next?generation Atlantic sedan.”