Arrival has a new CEO: Peter Cuneo. Denis Sverdlov is not in that position anymore. Despite the letter written not long ago in order to explain the difficult time the Arrival project is facing, Sverdlov was forced to step down. He will be replaced by former Chairman of the Board F. Peter Cuneo, now appointed interim CEO. Denis Sverdlov becomes in turn Chairman of the Board. Cuneo has been at the helm of Marvel until it was sold to Disney in 2009.

Additionally, Avinash Rugoobur resigned as President and Chief of Strategy on 22 November, 2022 for personal reasons, but will remain a Board member. Rexford Tibbens will assume the role of Chairman of the Company’s Strategic Planning and Operations Committee, which will work closely with management and focus on achieving key milestones across all divisions of the Company, including fundraising.

Peter Cuneo new CEO at Arrival

“I intend to bring the full depth of my experience to this operational role, ensuring that the Company executes on its next set of strategic goals. I look forward to working closely with Denis, the rest of the Board and our employees for the benefit of all Arrival’s stakeholders”, stated Peter Cuneo, who has resigned from the Board and the Audit Committee in order to focus on his duties as Interim CEO. Peter Cuneo will continue to attend Board meetings as an observer.

“I am more committed than ever to ensuring Arrival’s success, and I will continue to act in the best interests of the Company, shareholders, customers, partners and employees”, declared former Arrival CEO, Denis Sverdlov.

Related articles

Olof Persson to replace Gerrit Marx as CEO of Iveco Group

Olof Persson will replace Gerrit Marx as Iveco Group CEO. The latter will leave the Group to take up his appointment as the CEO of CNH Industrial. Persson, who is currently an Iveco Group Board Independent Director, will step in to the role of CEO, having been closely involved in the development of ...

How is the bus industrial landscape changing in Europe?

Body builders are experiencing a new golden age. The ‘electric race’ has shuffled the cards of a sector that has remained too tied to old entrepreneurial logics and dotted with large groups that are economically uncompetitive and poorly responsive to market developments. The pandemic acted as a cata...