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Ian Hobday named CEO of Green Automotive Company
Newport Beach, CA, 20th September 2013
Green Automotive Company (OTC: GACR) today announced that Ian Hobday has been named CEO with effect from the 1st September 2013.
He will take on this role in addition to his current position as CEO of GAC’s UK subsidiary Liberty Electric Cars and will continue to be a Director of GAC.
Hobday will be responsible for implementing the strategy developed by the management team of GAC which, amongst other things, will see it launch a “first-of-its-kind” electric shuttle bus through its subsidiary Newport Coachworks in February 2014.
Hobday assumes the CEO position as Fred Luke, steps down from his role as President whilst continuing to work with the company as a Director.
“Electric vehicles represent the clear future of the automotive industry and our strategic focus on developing, designing, manufacturing, selling and supporting in this category will be key to our success going forward. I am delighted to have accepted the Board’s nomination to this role and will utilize all my enthusiasm, energy and work ethic to help further the company’s growth and success,” said Hobday.
“These are exciting times for Green Automotive Company and our industry, and I look forward to leading GAC to the success I am sure it is poised to achieve”
Having built a strong track record of developing businesses and profits within the multinational marketplace, Hobday joined Liberty Electric Cars in the UK as its first major investor in May 2007 and subsequently assumed the roles of Managing Director and CEO. After a successful career, which included high profile positions as Vice President of Direct Sales at BASF in France and Global Managing Director at Arch Chemicals in Italy, Hobday founded an investment firm to provide funding to promising “green” start-up businesses.
It is through this role that he became committed to the sector of the economy that holds great potential to positively impact the environment while vastly improving the quality of life for consumers everywhere.
Green Automotive director Ian Hobday on the company’s acquisition of Liberty Electric Cars and Newport Coachworks
12th December 2012
Green Automotive Company in the USA recently acquired Liberty Electric Cars in the UK. Director Ian Hobday talks in this movie about the rationale behind the business move and why the future looks very bright for Electric Vehicles in general, and GAC, Newport Coachworks and Liberty Electric Cars in particular.
From business strategy to IP and Electric Vehicle technology advantages Hobday provides a useful insight into the rapidly changing world of personal and business transport, from the Company’s fully Electric Zero Emission Range Rovers capable of 100mph, 60mph in 7 seconds and an incredible 200 mile range on a single charge, through to Electric Buses that are being designed for production and zero emission roll out from GAC’s recently acquired Newport Coachworks Company.