Mr. Brent D. Jensen has been named Chief Financial Officer of VIA Motors International Inc.
Orem Utah, May 12, 2015 – VIA Motors, CEO Peter R. Guile announced today that Mr. Brent D. Jensen has been named Chief Financial Officer of VIA Motors International Inc.
“I am extremely pleased to announce that another talented and experienced executive, Brent Jensen, has joined VIA Motors as CFO. He is a respected financial leader who will be instrumental to our future success and growth”, said Guile.
Mr. Jensen has 30 years of experience serving in financial leadership roles for manufacturing organizations in the semiconductor, renewable energy, electronics and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to joining VIA Motors, Mr. Jensen was CFO of SoloPower Systems, Inc. and has previously held CFO positions for SolarWorld Industries of America, Advent Solar, Jazz Semiconductor, and AMI Semiconductor. Working for companies ranging in size from start-up to well over $500 million, he has been instrumental in facilitating growth, building financial teams, raising capital and developing integrated reporting systems. He has also facilitated financial transactions that include various forms of bank debt, bond offerings and public equity offerings. His other expertise includes acquisitions, internal controls (Sarbanes-Oxley), international business and taxation.
“I am excited to join the stellar management team VIA Motors has assembled and to be part of the Truck and Van electrification revolution. I am looking forward to serving our customers and the VIA organization as we enter into a rapid growth phase for the company”, said Mr. Jensen.
Mr. Jensen graduated from Brigham Young University with bachelor and masters degrees in Accounting and is a CPA. He will begin his role with VIA on May 12, 2015.
About VIA Motors
VIA Motors is a privately held electric vehicle development and manufacturing company. VIA employs a streamlined up-fitting 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 delivers up to 40-mile battery range and unlimited extended range, averaging upwards of 100 mpg in typical daily driving. More information at: VIAmotors.com.