LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fisker, Inc. (NYSE: FSR) (“Fisker”) – passionate creator of the world’s most durable electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions – appoints Alpay Uguz as senior vice president of global manufacturing, reporting to CEO Henrik Fisker, effective immediately.
In his role at Fisker, Alpay will oversee the company’s global manufacturing as Fisker grows towards its goal of producing one million vehicles per year by 2027. Alpay will focus on lean manufacturing and innovative techniques to reduce parts from the start. first phase of development.
“Alpay’s wealth of hands-on, global manufacturing experience will boost Fisker’s already lightning-fast development process, creating greater efficiency by incorporating the latest new manufacturing methods,” said CEO and President Henrik Fisker. . “Alpay and its team will incorporate advanced manufacturing processes from the design and engineering phases of the vehicle. We are developing a seamless approach from design to production with faster assembly times, ultimately delivering high quality vehicles optimized for cost and service to our customers.”
“I am excited to apply my knowledge of lean manufacturing deployment, new product launches and appreciation for innovation in Fisker’s rapidly changing environment, using my cross-cultural experience in China, Germany , UK and US,” Uguz said.
Prior to joining Fisker, Alpay worked at BMW’s production facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina, as the brand’s general manager of SUVs.
About Fisker Inc.
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