NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX), a global company focused on accelerating the commercial adoption of electric vehicles, announced today that Stephen Johnston has been named the company’s new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
“I am excited to welcome Stephen to Ideanomics. His extensive experience in finance and the automotive industry makes him an invaluable part of the team,” states Alf Poor, Ideanomics Chief Executive Officer. “My belief is that Stephen is exactly the right person to ensure that Ideanomics can consistently deliver on our financial obligations and maintain strong capital discipline as we continue our strategy execution.”
Johnston comes to Ideanomics with 30 years of diverse, global experience and will be responsible for the company’s financial strategy and activities including accounting, financial controlling, financial reporting, treasury, and tax matters worldwide.
Before joining Ideanomics, Johnston served as the Chief Financial Officer of Dura Automotive Systems, a global automotive supplier. His extensive experience in finance spans manufacturing and automotive engineering industries with national and global companies like Tower Automotive and Nexteer Automotive.
“Ideanomics is a dynamic company with technology enabled product and service offerings aligned to benefit from the acceleration in mobility electrification,” says Johnston. “It is an honor to be a part of the Ideanomics leadership team and to be given this opportunity to help the company realize its growth potential.”
Johnston is a certified public accountant (CPA) and a member of the Michigan Association of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.
Ideanomics is solving the complexity of fleet electrification by bringing together high-performance electric vehicles, charging infrastructure, and financing solutions under one roof. Through its three verticals, Mobility, Energy and Capital, the company provides turnkey commercial electrification solutions for customers, no matter where they are on their electrification journey.
Ideanomics (NASDAQ: IDEX) is a global group with a simple mission: to accelerate the commercial adoption of electric vehicles. By bringing together vehicles and charging technology with design, implementation, and financial services, we provide solutions for the commercial world to commit to an EV future. To keep up with Ideanomics, please follow the company on social @ideanomicshq or visit: https://ideanomics.com.
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