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  • First Hydrogen’s (FHYD) subsidiary, First Hydrogen Limited, appointed Allan Rushforth as Chief Commercial Officer for its automotive division
  • Rushforth is the former Vice President of Global Sales & Performance at Nissan and Chief Operating Officer at Hyundai Motor Europe
  • At First Hydrogen, Rushforth will bring the company’s cutting-edge hydrogen fleet vehicles to market and steer them to commercial success
  • First Hydrogen is a designer and manufacturer of zero-emission, long-range hydrogen-powered utility vehicles in the UK, EU, and North America
  • First Hydrogen Corp. (FHYD) is up 0.83 per cent, trading at C$2.43 per share at 3:38 pm ET

First Hydrogen’s (FHYD) subsidiary, First Hydrogen Limited, appointed Allan Rushforth as Chief Commercial Officer for its automotive division.

Rushforth is the former Vice President of Global Sales & Performance at Nissan and Chief Operating Officer at Hyundai Motor Europe. He was Group Services Director at Volkswagen Group UK and Head of Retail Operations at Audi UK.

Rushforth has also held commercial leadership roles with Land Rover and BMW Korea. He was the Managing Director at Lookers, Europe’s fourth-largest automotive retailer, responsible for a turnover of more than €5 billion.

His most recent role was European Managing Director for the Marque Group, an Australian private equity-backed collective of auto technology businesses. He was responsible for leading the group in European markets. Alongside this role, he supported the online electric vehicle marketplace, zeVie Cars, as Non-Executive Director.

At First Hydrogen, Rushforth will bring the company’s cutting-edge hydrogen fleet vehicles to market and steer them to commercial success. He will build brand value and foster customer relationships when First Hydrogen’s demonstrator vehicles launch later this year. He will also help establish a world-class team that reflects the business’ entrepreneurial and progressive spirit.

First Hydrogen is a designer and manufacturer of zero-emission, long-range hydrogen-powered utility vehicles in the UK, EU, and North America. 

First Hydrogen Corp. (FHYD) is up 0.83 per cent, trading at C$2.43 per share at 3:38 pm ET.

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