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Mullen Automotive Announces Key New Hires to Fuel Company’s Growth

Mullen announces key hiring across vehicle engineering, integration, powertrain and manufacturing teams as vehicle programs ramp up and overall Company growth takes off in support of Mullen FIVE and Mullen ONE programs.

BREA, Calif., May 17, 2022– via InvestorWire – Mullen Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: MULN) (“Mullen” or the “Company”), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, announces today a number of new hires that have recently joined Mullen Automotive. Key hires have been added across vehicle engineering, vehicle integration, powertrain systems, and manufacturing in support of EV vehicle programs, including the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover and Mullen ONE EV Cargo Van programs. 

The following individuals who have recently joined Mullen Automotive are located across Mullen’s different facilities in California and Mississippi, including Mullen’s Vehicle Team in Anaheim, California; Mullen’s Powertrain in Monrovia, California; and Mullen’s AMEC Manufacturing in Tunica, Mississippi. The new hires include:

Product Engineering:

  • Robert Huotari – Director of Interiors
  • Mark Jenkins – Design Engineer
  • Ameil Kapadia – Sr. Manager, BIW Engineering


  • Cesar Aguirre – Manager BIW Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
  • Amanda Hancock – HR Manager
  • Allen McDonald – Plant Controller
  • Kyler Ohl – IT Systems Architect
  • John Roberts – Facilities Supervisor
  • Jesse Satterfield – Manager, PC and L
  • Jack Saylor – Production Manager/Tech Specialist
  • Michelle Saylor – Global Manufacturing Assistant

Vehicle Integration:

  • Vedanth Basappa – Manager, Virtual Simulation
  • Scott Newton – Packing Engineer

Thermal Systems:

  • Albert Lizardo – Senior Manager

New Hires   

“I am happy to announce the addition of these new members to the Mullen Automotive Team,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive. “Every new team member is a vital hire and an integral part of our EV programs and bright future for Mullen Automotive. One of our promises from the start has been to put Americans back to work in the U.S., and I fully intend to see my commitment through. God bless America.”

Mullen recently announced the “Strikingly Different” U.S. Test Drive Tour, covering 19 cities across the U.S.  The tour will begin this fall in Southern California and work its way throughout the U.S. Further details can be found here, or place your Mullen FIVE reservation here


About Mullen:

Mullen is a Southern California-based automotive company that owns and partners with several synergistic businesses working toward the unified goal of creating clean and scalable energy solutions. Mullen has evolved over the past decade in sync with consumers and technology trends. Today, the Company is working diligently to provide exciting EV options built entirely in the United States and made to fit perfectly into the American consumer’s life. Mullen strives to make EVs more accessible than ever by building an end-to-end ecosystem that takes care of all aspects of EV ownership. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

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Forward-looking statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results and may not be accurate indications of when such performance or results will be achieved. Forward-looking statements are based on information that the Company has when those statements are made or management's good faith belief as of that time with respect to future events and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking statements, including factors beyond the Company's control. As a result of these and other risks, uncertainties, and assumptions, forward-looking events and circumstances discussed herein might not occur in the way the Company expects or at all. Accordingly, readers should not place reliance on any forward-looking information or statements. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise its forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. All forward-looking statements herein are qualified by reference to the cautionary statements set forth in this section.


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