Fisker Brings in The Big Guns From Other Carmakers
From Ford To Fisker. Fisker Automotive, the company responsible for the stunning luxury Electric Vehicles “with extended range”, EVer™ Fisker Karma, OK let’s call it a plug-in hybrid to make it easier, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Yost as Chief Financial Officer, CFO. The reason why this is a big deal is that you might recognize Jim’s name in the industry. He is after all a well-known automotive industry financial executive with more than 30 years of global experience. Jim Yost’s most recent automobile stint was as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of Dana Holdings from 2008 through May 2012. But you might remember him best if you’re a Ford fan.
Jim Yost began his career at Ford Motor Company and over the course of his 27 years there served in several senior and executive level finance roles in North America, Europe and South America. His wide experience in the industry included serving as Ford’s Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Corporate Strategy, something Fisker Automotive will be eager to put to good use. Shortly after retiring from Ford in 2001, Yost joined Hayes Lemmerz, and served as an Executive Vice-President, EVP, and Chief Financial Officer from 2002 through 2008.
Yost At Fisker. In his new role, Yost will report to Fisker Automotive’s Chief Executive Officer, Tom LaSorda, as well as work closely with Executive Chairman Henrik Fisker.