Marc Llistosella, former President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia, will join Einride’s board of directors.
Llistosella, also an investor in Einride, will add a wealth of knowledge and experience from several leading roles in the automotive sector, not least as former President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation and head of Daimler Trucks Asia, where he successfully transformed and repositioned the Fuso brand as a leader in the electrification of commercial vehicles.
“Marc is passionate about transforming road freight transport and developing a safe, cost efficient and sustainable transportation system. His track record of building commercially successful businesses around electric vehicles will be a great contribution to Einride, as we continue to scale the company. Llistosella prime focus will be to secure the scaling of supply of hardware,” said Robert Falck, founder and CEO of Einride.
“Einride is the next step of automotive evolution and a dream come true for me. It combines cutting edge technologies in electrification and autonomous systems and raises the bar for the entire transport industry,” said Marc Llistosella.
Marc Llistosella joined Daimler AG in 1995, where he held various management positions in the company. In 2006 he was appointed project leader for the entry into the Indian market. He later became CEO and Managing Director of Daimler India Commercial Vehicles (DICV), and built Daimler’s operations in the country, as a greenfield project, from the ground up to a fully operational company with almost 3 000 employees and the newly established brand of BharatBenz.
In April 2015, he was appointed President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC) and Head of Daimler Trucks Asia. Llistosella successfully transformed and repositioned the Fuso brand as a leader in the electrification of commercial vehicles, and was responsible for more than 15 000 employees, the production of 170 000 vehicles per year and annual revenues of more than $7 billion.