November 13, 2023 04:15 PM Eastern Standard Time
IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rivian Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIVN) today announced Carlo Materazzo as Vice President, Logistics. Materazzo, who starts at Rivian today, brings more than twenty years of experience in the automotive industry to reinforce Rivian’s journey towards excellence in manufacturing.
Before joining Rivian, Materazzo worked at Stellantis North America as VP of Manufacturing, holding several executive roles in Operations. Prior to that he had been working for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as Global Head of World Class Manufacturing, overseeing the development of the Production System worldwide.
Materazzo holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Sapienza University of Rome.
Carlo Materazzo, VP Logistics, Rivian, said:
“I’m extremely excited about becoming a part of Rivian’s team and contributing to the advancement of a more sustainable world. I firmly believe that the move towards carbon neutrality is crucial for safeguarding our planet for future generations. Moreover, I am particularly enthusiastic about the challenges that demand courage and collaborative efforts for success. I see Rivian as the place where my aspirations will turn into reality.”
Frank Klein, Chief Operations Officer, Rivian, said:
“We’re incredibly excited about Carlo joining the team. His experience in automotive manufacturing is second to none and will help ensure Rivian continues to be a world class manufacturing company as we ramp production. Carlo will play a crucial role in the continued improvements in our Illinois factory and as we set up our new facility in Georgia.”
Rivian exists to create products and services that help our planet transition to carbon neutral energy and transportation. Rivian designs, develops, and manufactures category-defining electric vehicles and accessories and sells them directly to customers in the consumer and commercial markets. Rivian complements its vehicles with a full suite of proprietary, value-added services that address the entire lifecycle of the vehicle and deepen its customer relationships. Learn more about the company, products, and careers at www.rivian.com.
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