VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) ("ElectraMeccanica" or the "Company"), a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has appointed the Company's Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Bal Bhullar, to the Board of Directors effective December 6, 2019, concurrent with the resignation of Shaun Greffard.
Ms. Bhullar is an accomplished financial executive with over 25 years of diversified business, financial and risk management experience, with both public and private companies, across various sectors including technology, manufacturing and transport. Ms. Bhullar brings expertise in financial & strategic planning, operational & risk management, regulatory compliance reporting, business expansion, start-up operations, financial modeling, program development, corporate financing, and corporate governance/internal controls. Ms. Bhullar carries designations of Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified General Accountant (CGA) and Certified Risk Management (CRM).
"We are pleased to welcome Bal Bhullar to the Board. Bal's extensive experience in both finance and capital markets, as well as her firsthand knowledge of our operations and vision has proven to be of considerable value to the Company," said Steven Sanders, ElectraMeccanica's Chairman. "We thank Shaun Greffard for his dedication and over three years of service as a Director of the Company and extend best wishes to him as he pursues other personal and professional interests."
"I am truly honored to have been appointed to the Board of Directors," said Bal Bhullar, Chief Financial Officer of ElectraMeccanica. "Mobility is undergoing rapid change and ElectraMeccanica is in the forefront of a disrupted industry with the unique SOLO EV. I look forward to working closely with the Board to represent our shareholders and drive long-term value creation."
About ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp.
ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. (NASDAQ: SOLO) is a Canadian designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles. The company's flagship vehicle is the innovative purpose built; single-seat electric vehicle called the SOLO. This vehicle will revolutionize commuting, delivery and shared mobility. The SOLO provides a driving experience that is unique, trendy, fun, affordable and environmentally friendly. InterMeccanica, a subsidiary of ElectraMeccanica, has successfully been building high-end specialty cars for 60 years. For more information, please visit www.electrameccanica.com.
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