APOLLO FUTURE MOBILITY GROUP announces key executive appointments and ramping up of AFMG German innovation hub to reinforce its ESO presence

APOLLO FUTURE MOBILITY GROUP announces key executive appointments and ramping up of AFMG German innovation hub to reinforce its ESO presence

HONG KONG, Sept 23, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited (” AFMG”, the “Company”, HKEX stock code: 860, together with subsidiaries, the “Group”) reveals the visit of numerous crucial management executives who will assist in advancement and enhance the Group’s existence in the core movement organization sections. A brand-new AFMG Facility, opened in Wolfsburg, Germany in May, is ramping up quickly to enhance the Group’s existence in the engineering service outsourcing (” ESO”) area.

Mr. Matthew Knott has actually been selected Chief Marketing Officer, reliable given that 20 September2021 Mr. Thorsten Falldorf has actually been designated Head of Research & Development Wolfsburg, heading the AFMG German Innovation Hub, reliable considering that 1 May2021 Mr. Frank Egle has actually been designated Head of Software Development, reliable from 1 August2021

Mr. Knott, 52, has actually been specializing on targeting and serving the ultra-high-net-worth people consumer section (” UHNWI sector”) in his newest capability as Global Head of Brand Communications & Channel Management for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Limited (” Rolls-Royce”). At Rolls-Royce he led a total rebranding workout, the most considerable one in the business’s 115 years history, targeting more youthful audience consisting of business owners, entrepreneur, stars, and curating a more varied consumer network. The worldwide launch of the brand-new “Black Badge” line, as part of the rebranding workout, struck a big success in luring consumers in the youngest age bracket within the BMW Group. As a certified Chartered Institute of Marketing expert by training, Mr. Knott will take his previous branding experience to the next level in assisting Apollo automobile designs connect to the more youthful and more wealthy UHNWI sector prepared to resonate with the premium worth Apollo uses. He will likewise render assistance to Mr. Frank Fan, CEO of Apollo EV (China), in structure and establishing Apollo EV into a premium EV brand name in the nation.

Mr. Falldorf, 46, held different functions within the vehicle market for over 20 years. In his capability as Head of R&D Wolfsburg, Thorsten Falldorf will drive the advancement of a group of engineers to develop ideas and services for the movement of the future. Mr. Falldorf has actually been acting as Head of Research and Development of Semcon Wolfsburg GmbH/ Valmet Automotive GmbH, among the biggest ESO providers of Volkswagen Group, considering that June 2016, when he headed groups participating in significant series tasks for cockpit console, door panels, interior trim, seat systems, body structure and idea style. He was with Semcon Wolfsburg GmbH given that 2009 and drove the company’s e-mobility development task. Mr. Falldorf has actually been dealing with jobs for top-tier European OEM brand names consisting of Volkswagen and Mercedes, and so on. He is an experienced State-certified specialist in vehicle engineering, a master automobile service technician and certified fitness instructor for engineering experts.

Mr. Egle, 49, has more than twenty years of expert experience in the vehicle market concentrating on infotainment and tactical advancement in connection and digitization. In his newest capability as Specialist in technical advancement of in-car infotainment, connection, media & home entertainment at Audi, Mr. Egle was accountable for development management of the brand name’s technical advancement and task management consisting of model execution of an extremely ingenious interaction & visualization option for the brand name. He will spearhead the AFMG’s advancement in the location of connection and digital community to enhance the Group’s ESO offerings, bringing cutting edge principles into truth and including worth to the Group’s ESO jobs, ultra-high-performance hypercars and electrical lorries engineering innovations.

This brand-new AFMG workplace, situated in the development school in Wolfsburg, was formally opened on 17 May2021 This grip, tactically put in Wolfsburg, called being the house of Volkswagen AG’s head office and the world’s biggest vehicle plant, represents the next rational action for AFMG’s development method. The AFMG German Operation has actually been dealing with numerous OEMs, start-ups and providers from all over the world to understand principle automobiles and other tech demonstrator and part jobs of world-leading quality. This represents a tactical growth of the automobile ESO offerings from AFMG’s primary website in Gaimersheim. The AFMG German Operations assist in the advancement of tasks for the movement of tomorrow and promote future developments.

Mr. Ho King Fung, Eric, Chairman of Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited, remarks, “We are very thrilled to see the increase of our AFMG Wolfburg workplace which we are signed up with by these very knowledgeable and superior executives to drive the Group’s core company sectors forward. We anticipate seeing them include depth and strength to the Group’s engineering & style abilities.”

About Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited

Apollo Future Mobility Group Limited (HKEx stock code: 860) is a leading incorporated movement innovation option supplier with exclusive and disruptive movement innovations. It is identified to construct a world-leading one-stop service platform for “future movement” through the combination of international innovative movement innovations.

The Group organization is concentrated on 3 pillars, specifically Engineering Services Outsourcing (ESO), Technology Development e.g. a brand-new 800 V SiC double inverter/ lorry control systems and Automobile Manufacturing. In addition to the advancement and sales of hypercars and high-end electrical cars under the “Apollo” brand name, the Group offers the worldwide movement market with smooth and thorough options, incorporating ideation, style, modeling, engineering, simulation, model production, recognition & screening, to the shipment of pre-production models to customers.

The Group’s subsidiaries consist of Apollo Automobil, Ideenion Automobil AG, and GLM Co. Ltd which is a leading electrical automobile designer in Japan. In addition, the Group has actually likewise broadened its movement innovation offerings by purchasing Divergent Technologies, Inc., the world’s very first 3D printing vehicle production platform, and EV Power, a leading electrical lorry charging options supplier.

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Source: Apollo Future Mobility Group (AFMG)

Sectors: Daily Finance, Automotive, Engineering


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