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Management

GreenPower Motor Company Inc.

Who We Are

Meet our Management Team
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BRENDAN RILEY

President

Mr. Riley comes to GreenPower with over 23 years of experience in the area of Business Development, Sales Strategy and Operations.

Phillip W. Oldridge

CEO/Director

Mr. Oldridge has over 30 years of experience in the transportation sector, the majority of which was in the private motor coach industry.

Fraser Atkinson

Executive Chairman/Director

Mr. Atkinson has been a director and officer of a number of public companies. He is presently a director of Equus Total Return Inc.

MARK-ACHTEMICHUK

Mark Achtemichuk

CFO - GreenPower Motor Company Inc / Director

Mark Achtemichuk has been the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and a Director of the Company since February 22, 2011.

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Ryne Shetterly

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Ryne Shetterly comes to Green Power Motors Inc with almost a decade of experience in the transportation industry.

Peter Lo

International Development, Engineering & Manufacturing

Mr. Lo oversees the initial project manufacturing in China. He brings decades of experience in the Asian marketplace.

HENRYCAOUETTE

Henry Caouette

Director of Product Development
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Anne Rutto

Controller

Ms. Rutto joins GreenPower as Senior Accountant with over 12 years of experience in financial management.

Tara Sweder

International Operations

Ms. Sweder provides the company with video media production, social media, public relations, and website development.

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Colby Richardson

Business Development Manager

Mr. Richardson manages projects related to the development of new markets, supply chain, and manufacturing for GreenPower’s products.

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Jonathan Chavez

Procurement Manager

Mr. Chavez oversees the sourcing and parts procurement for all builds at GreenPower.

Steven Shi

Senior Systems Engineer

Mr. Shi oversees engineering of the electrical systems of GreenPower’s electric vehicle products.

Wendell White

Production Manager

Mr. White serves as Production Manager and comes to GreenPower with 30 years of experience in the Transportation industry.

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Yanyan Zhang

Project Manager

Ms. Zhang joins GreenPower as project manager overseeing planning and development in-line with strategic business initiatives and deliverables.

Leonard Mack

Construction Project Manager

As GreenPower's Construction Project Manager, Mr. Mack oversees new infrastructure developments, including the manufacturing facility in Porterville.

Robert Garcia

Fleet Manager

Mr. Garcia oversees the logistics and maintenance of GreenPower's all-electric vehicles.

Michael Perez

Contracts/Grants Manager

He comes to GreenPower with over seven years of experience in contract management, with four years being in the transportation industry.

Ryan Haroutunian

Bus Systems Mechanical Engineer

Mr. Haroutunian is responsible for GreenPower’s homologation processes that include all testing, certifications, and inspections.

Board of Directors

The Future of Transportation

Fraser Atkinson

Executive Chairman/Director

Mr. Fraser Atkinson has been the Chairman and Director of the Company since February 11, 2011. Mr. Atkinson has been a director and officer of a number of public companies. He is presently a director of Equus Total Return Inc., listed on the NYSE and Grizzly Discoveries Inc. listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Phillip W. Oldridge

CEO/Director

Mr. Oldridge has over 30 years of experience in the transportation sector, the majority of which was in the private motor coach industry both as an operator and manufacturer. He has built several private companies that resulted in significant acquisition value to owners and shareholders.

Mark Achtemichuk

Director

Mark Achtemichuk has been the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and a Director of the Company since February 22, 2011.
Mr. Achtemichuk has been the Managing Director – Mortgage Valuation at CMLS Financing Ltd. since April 2010 and has been the principal of MSA Holdings, Inc.

Malcolm Clay

Director

Mr. Clay is currently retired. He was a Partner with KPMG LLP from September 1965 to September 2002. He was a director of Versatile Systems Inc. from June 2003 to January 2014, a company engaged in software development and sales of computer software, hardware and system integration services.

DAVID RICHARDSON

Director

Mr. Richardson has been a director of GreenPower Motor Company Inc. since March 2015. He is currently President and CEO of Octaform Systems Inc, as well as a Director of Richardson International Limited. He is a Director Emeritus of Ducks Unlimited Canada following 20 years on the board.

In Memoriam

Clifford Laggren

It is to our great sadness that on June 2nd, 2015, our friend and colleague Clifford Laggren passed away. As Chief Engineer, Cliff was involved with engineering activities and factory operations. He played a significant role in the early stage development of GreenPower.

Previous to GreenPower, Cliff experienced a long and decorated career, serving in a variety of senior, lead, and principle roles at companies such as Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman.

We thank you for everything, Cliff.