Nikola Corporation has appointed Mary Petrovich as a new independent director.
Throughout the career, Petrovich has engineered three successful private equity turnaround and guided start-up ventures. Most recently, she served as executive chairman of Axle-Tech, where she helped shape the company’s electric vehicle strategy for the truck and bus market.
“Mary will be a real asset to Nikola’s board,” said Steve Girsky, Chairman of Nikola’s Board of Directors. “Her transformative experience in automotive, and trucking specifically, parallels nicely with Nikola’s needs.”
“We are confident that Mary’s valuable perspective and insights will help the Board and management team execute on its strategic and business priorities.”
“I am pleased to join the Nikola Board of Directors,” said Petrovich. “I believe in the company’s mission that combines zero-emission commercial trucking with an innovative energy infrastructure. This company has a great future ahead.
In addition to Petrovich’s appointment, Nikola has also expanded Pablo Koziner’s role within its executive leadership team.