|By Marketwired .||
|May 13, 2014 10:02 AM EDT||
OREM, UT -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/14 -- VIA Motors' CEO John Weber announced today that the fleet focused electric vehicle company has appointed two business statesmen, TJ Glauthier, a former Deputy Secretary at the U.S. Department of Energy, and Phil DeCoco a recognized leader in Organizational Design and HR expert, to VIA's Board of Directors.
"I am very pleased that Mr. Glauthier and Mr. DeCoco have joined the VIA board," said John Weber, CEO of VIA Motors. "They are both deeply experienced and well respected in their fields. They bring a wealth of leadership and talent to help VIA become a world class organization," concluded Weber.
T.J Glauthier formerly served as CEO of the Electricity Innovation Institute, an affiliate of EPRI, which sponsored R&D on plug-in hybrid vehicles and other technologies. During the Clinton Administration, Mr. Glauthier held two Presidential appointments: as the Deputy Secretary/COO of the Department of Energy, and at the White House as Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget. He also currently serves on the board of EnerNOC, a leading demand response company.
Philipp DeCoco served as the Executive Management Consultant of Human Resources for General Electric and formerly served as the Vice President of Human Resources for Playtex. Mr. DeCoco is currently President of Sturges House LLC, a human resources consulting company and is recognized as an industry expert in Organization Design and Development and Human Resource Strategic Planning.
About VIA Motors
VIA Motors is a privately held electric vehicle development and manufacturing company. VIA employs a streamlined second stage manufacturing process to integrate its proprietary V-DRIVE power train into new OEM vehicles, then sells directly to fleets under the VTRUX brand name. VIA VTRUX deliver up to 40-mile battery range and unlimited extended range, averaging over 100 mpg in typical daily driving. More information at: VIAmotors.com. Video with Bob Lutz: VIAmotors.com/erev. Online calculator to estimate savings: VIAmotors.com/payback