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Mark Wilson appointed CFO of Verge Motorcycles – company set to scale up its international business

09/08/2023

New Chief Financial Officer to lead scaling up of company: “This is a pivotal moment for Verge.”

Electric superbike pioneer Verge Motorcycles has appointed a new CFO to scale up the company’s international business. Mark Wilson is a deeply experienced executive in the automotive industry having most recently served as EVP & CFO for Aston Martin Lagonda Plc and before that McLaren Automotive. Wilson has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and has accumulated strong expertise in raising funding and growing international operations. The appointment comes at a critical time for Verge, which is just beginning to expand its operations into the US market and globally.

“Verge’s unique innovation, state-of-the-art design and ambitious vision is attracting enormous interest amongst international investors despite the challenging economic environment. This is a pivotal moment for the Company as it scales up to meet growing customer demand globally. With an order book running well into next year Verge is primed to exert leadership in the electric superbike category. I’m thrilled to join such an exciting and dynamic business,” says Wilson, who has served as an advisor on the Verge Motorcycles Advisory Board since March.

Verge Motorcycles manufactures the world’s most advanced electric motorcycles and has invested heavily in product development to secure its place as the pioneer of electric riding.

“Mark Wilson’s strong expertise and long experience in the auto industry is extremely valuable to Verge, especially at this stage of our growth. The company’s order book is growing at an accelerating pace, and with the help of future funding rounds, the company intends to ensure that delivery capacity is increased to meet the demand. Mark has unparalleled experience in all of these areas. The company is now entering a new era,” says Marko Lehtimäki, Chief Technology Officer at Verge.

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