XL Fleet appoints John Miller to its board of directors
BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–XL Fleet Corp. (NYSE: XL) (“XL Fleet” or the “Company”), a leading provider of fleet electrification solutions, today announced the appointment of John Miller to its Board of Directors. Mr. Miller will provide strategic advice to support the future of the business as the company helps its clients achieve their decarbonization and sustainability goals.
Mr. Miller has over 40 years of executive management experience in the transportation, manufacturing and distribution industries, including senior operations and finance positions in 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 wide range of motors and advanced power systems and emissions certified. Prior to Power Solutions, Mr. Miller held 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 delighted to help guide XL Fleet and its leadership team as they help organizations achieve their sustainability goals.” said Mr. Miller. “I look forward to leveraging my experience to support this strong leadership team and to working with the board and management to help transform the future of electrification.”
“We are thrilled to welcome John to our Board of Directors at this time of transformation in the company’s journey,” said Debora M. Frodl, Chair of the XL Fleet Board of Directors. “The Board and management team are confident that John brings a unique depth of relevant business, financial and operational advice that will prove invaluable in guiding the management team and helping the company create value at long term for the stakeholders.”
About XL Fleet
XL Fleet is a leading provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets in North America, with over 180 million miles driven by customers including The Coca-Cola Company, Verizon, the 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, reduce operating costs and meet sustainability goals while improving fleet operations . For more information, please visit www.xlfleet.com.
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