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CHANGES AT THE TOP: LEVC CEO Hofmann set to depart electric taxi manufacturers

LEVC CEO Joerg Hofmann (Image credit: LEVC)

LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) has today announced key leadership changes, with Joerg Hofmann standing down as CEO to pursue a new opportunity within the automotive industry.

Joining in February 2019, Joerg Hofmann’s three-and-a-half years of leadership at LEVC have resulted in many significant achievements, with the company recently hitting a major milestone of 7,000 global sales of the TX electric taxi, the launch of a new light commercial vehicle, the VN5 and ever-growing demand for its purpose-built electrified products in UK and internationally.

From 1 September, Joerg Hofmann will take up a new CEO position within the automotive industry.

LEVC have moved quickly to announce that from 1 July, Alex Nan will take over full responsibility for LEVC globally, bringing with him significant sales and marketing, product strategy and planning experience. To facilitate the handover of the CEO role, Joerg Hofmann will work closely with Alex Nan and support him through July to the end of August.

Alex Nan, said: “On behalf of the Geely Group and all at LEVC, I would like to thank Joerg Hofmann for his enormous contribution. He has spearheaded the launch of the VN5 light commercial vehicle, guided the company through the Covid pandemic and overseen the major recent milestone of 7,000 global sales of the world’s most advanced electric taxi – the TX. As LEVC enters the next exciting stage in its product and development strategy, together with the management, I will continue to push the company towards a greener, more technology-driven and sustainable future.”

Joerg Hofmann, said: “The past three-and-a-half years have been some of the most challenging but rewarding of my career, launching new product and growing LEVC’s European and global sales markets. It has been an honour to lead the growth and development of this unique and iconic British brand and I’m extremely proud of what our team has achieved. I would like to thank all my colleagues at LEVC for their support and efforts over the past few years. I am looking forward to working on another growth opportunity and I wish Alex Nan every success in his new role.”


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