Miller’s strong leadership and financial management experience in the transportation, manufacturing and distribution industries will support XL Fleet’s strategy moving forward
BOSTON, March 04, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XL Fleet Corp. (NYSE: XL) (“XL Fleet” or the “Company”), a leading provider of fleet electrification solutions, announced today the appointment of John Miller to its Board of Directors. Mr. Miller will provide strategic counsel to support the future of the business as the Company helps its customers meet decarbonization and sustainability goals.
Mr. Miller has more than 40 years of executive management experience in the transportation, manufacturing and distribution industries, including operations and finance leadership positions at public companies. From 2017 to 2021, he served as CEO of Power Solutions International (OTC Pink: PSIX), a leader in the design, engineering, and manufacturing of a broad range of advanced, emission-certified engines and power systems. Prior to Power Solutions, Mr. Miller served in operational and financial management positions at Navistar, a global manufacturer of commercial and military trucks, school buses, and diesel engines.
“There is a growing global need for decarbonization, and I am excited to help guide XL Fleet and its leadership team as they help organizations meet their sustainability goals.” said Mr. Miller. “I look forward to leveraging my experience to support this strong leadership team, and working together with the Board and management to help transform the future of electrification.”
“We are pleased to welcome John to our Board of Directors at this transformational time in the Company’s journey,” said Debora M. Frodl, Chair of XL Fleet’s Board of Directors. “The Board and management team are confident that John adds a unique depth of relevant business, financial and operational counsel that will prove valuable in guiding the leadership team and helping the Company to create long-term value for stakeholders.”
About XL Fleet
XL Fleet is a leading provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets in North America, with more than 180 million miles driven by customers such as The Coca-Cola Company, Verizon, Yale University and the City of Boston. XL Fleet’s hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric drive systems can significantly increase fuel economy and reduce carbon dioxide emissions, decreasing operating costs and meeting sustainability goals while enhancing fleet operations. For additional information, please visit www.xlfleet.com.
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