– USA, TX – Hyliion Holdings Corp. (NYSE: HYLN), a leader in electrified powertrain solutions for Class 8 semi-trucks, today announced the appointments of Rodger Boehm, Richard Freeland, and Melanie Trent to its board of directors, bringing with them years of power generation, energy, and international business industry experience.
“I am pleased that Rodger, Richard, and Melanie share in our commitment to making sustainable commercial transportation a reality, and I look forward to their contributions as we continue to bring our innovative technology to market,” said Founder and CEO, Tom Healy.
About Rodger Boehm
With a career spanning 31 years at the leading management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, Inc., Rodger Boehm served as a senior partner where he led client service in optimizing market and operational performance for global companies in a variety of sectors. Boehm has a Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard University. He currently serves on the board of directors for FreightCar America and Ruggable and was previously a board member for Meritor.
About Richard J. Freeland
Formerly President and COO at Cummins, Richard Freeland spent his 40-year career with the power solutions manufacturer, successfully leading several business segments and ultimately overseeing all of Cummins’ global operations and international expansion.
Richard Freeland holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management from Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management and a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He has served on the board of directors for Valvoline, Cooper Standard, Sauer-Danfoss, and Cummins.
About Melanie Montague Trent
Melanie Montague Trent spent much of her career working in the energy sector, most recently serving as EVP, General Counsel, and CAO at global drilling services provider Rowan Companies. During her time there, she oversaw Human Resources, Legal, IT, and Communications functions, and co-led a unique joint venture to own, operate and manage off-shore drilling rigs in Saudi Arabia.
Melanie Montague Trent received a Bachelor of Arts from Middlebury College and a Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University, and presently serves on the board of directors for Diamondback Energy and Arcosa.
Hyliion’s mission is to reduce the carbon intensity and greenhouse gas emissions of Class 8 commercial trucks by being a leading provider of electrified powertrain solutions. Leveraging advanced software algorithms and data analytics capabilities, Hyliion offers fleets an easy, efficient system to decrease fuel and operating expenses while seamlessly integrating with their existing fleet operations. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Hyliion designs develops, and sells electrified powertrain solutions that are designed to be installed on most major Class 8 commercial trucks, to transform the commercial transportation industry’s environmental impact at scale.
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