ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Hyzon Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: HYZN), today announced that Shawn Yadon has been appointed President, Commerical, effective July 1, 2022. Mr. Yadon will be responsible for commercialization of the North American market while supporting Hyzon’s strategic position of the production and sales of our hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Mr. Yadon comes to Hyzon from the California Trucking Association (CTA), the largest statewide trucking association in the U.S., where he served as the CEO since 2014. In that role, Mr. Yadon has been an industry strategist, thought leader and ambassador for the trucking industry across the U.S. working directly with state legislators and regulators in California and beyond, the U.S. Congress, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), as well as the commercial trucking industry throughout the country as an industry leader and advocate.
Prior to his role as CEO at CTA, Mr. Yadon was the Vice President of Corporate Affairs in the Office of the CEO at Copart, Inc. (CPRT), a worldwide online remarketing leader with sales of over two million vehicles per year. Mr. Yadon spent 7 ½ years at Copart, and during his time there, also served as the company’s principal government affairs officer.
A veteran of the corporate Government Affairs field, Mr. Yadon previously led E*TRADE Financial’s State Government Affairs department and was the lead Government Affairs representative in the Western U.S. for FedEx as part of a 19-year career that also included leadership positions in ground and air ramp operations.
“I look forward to leading Hyzon Motors’ commercial activities and advocating at all levels alongside the trucking industry for the governmental support, commitment, and investments necessary for Hyzon to optimize the deployment and delivery of cutting edge zero emission commercial vehicles in addition to essential hydrogen infrastructure requirements,” said Mr. Yadon.
“As the momentum in North America continues to accelerate for zero emission commercial vehicles, we are excited to deepen our talent pool with the addition of Shawn. His extensive experience and relationships in the commercial trucking industry coupled with his advocacy and breadth of knowledge in government affairs positions Hyzon well to bring zero emission vehicles to fleet operators today,” stated Craig Knight Hyzon Chief Executive Officer.
Hyzon is a global leader in fuel cell electric mobility, with US operations in the Rochester, Chicago and Detroit areas, and international operations in the Netherlands, China, Australia, and Germany. Hyzon is an energy transition accelerator and technology innovator, providing end-to-end solutions in the transport sector with a focus on commercial vehicles and hydrogen supply infrastructure. Utilizing its proven and proprietary hydrogen fuel cell technology, Hyzon aims to supply zero-emission heavy duty trucks and buses to customers in North America, Europe and around the world to mitigate emissions from diesel transportation, which is one of the single largest sources of carbon emissions globally. The Company is contributing to the escalating adoption of fuel cell electric vehicles through its demonstrated technology advantage, leading fuel cell performance and history of rapid innovation. Visit www.hyzonmotors.com.
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