Canada – First Hydrogen Corp, a designer of fuel-cell electric vehicle concepts based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has announced the appointment of Allan Rushforth as Chief Commercial Officer for the automotive division.
Rushforth brings 35 years of experience in the automotive industry to the new company, having worked as Vice President Global Sales & Performance at Nissan and Chief Operating Officer at Hyundai Motor Europe. He has worked for the Volkswagen Group – including subsidiary firm Audi – as well as Land Rover and BMW. Most recently, he served as European Managing Director for Australian business consultancy Marque Group. At First Hydrogen, Rushforth will be responsible for scaling up business operations in Europe.