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Fisker Automotive adds two members to its board

The new directors bring experience from GM and Mercedes to the company.

BY CAITLIN ADAMSPublished: September 22, 2010 09:04 AM

Courtesy of Fisker Automotive
Irvine-based Fisker Automotive, the luxury automaker behind the innovative Karma, have appointed two new members to its board of directors.

Barry Huff, former vice chairman of Deloitte LLP, brings a 40-year history in international finance and automotive auditing. While at Deloitte, Huff also served as lead client service partner and advisory partner to General Motors, and advisory partner for automotive suppliers PPG Industries and ArvinMentor.

Hans-Joachim Schöpf is a 38-year veteran of the automotive industry who has held several senior positions in German automotive spheres. At Mercedes Benz, Schöpf, served as executive vice president and as a board member for Mercedes Car Group, and maintained links to Chrysler, Mitsubishi and McLaren. He has also held positions on the boards at Ballard Power Systems and Valmet Automotive.

The Fisker Karma is set to officially debut next month at the Paris Motor Show. It is marketed as the world’s first luxury hybrid plug-in vehicle.

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