Polestar appoints Jonas Engström Head of Operations
GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN – 14 June 2023. Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) announces that Jonas Engström has been appointed Head of Operations and member of the Management Team. Jonas has 20 years of experience from the automotive industry and has been with Polestar since 2021. Before joining Polestar, Jonas led multiple car programs and held various leading positions within product and business strategy at Volvo Cars.
Jonas succeeds Dennis Nobelius, who has decided to leave Polestar on 31 August for a role in a different industry.
Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO, says: “I would like to welcome Jonas, who has extensive product and management experience from the automotive industry in both Europe and Asia, to our Management Team. At the same time, I would like to thank Dennis for his significant contributions to Polestar over the past years. We wish him all the best in the future.”
Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) is the Swedish electric performance car brand determined to improve society by using design and technology to accelerate the shift to sustainable mobility. Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, its cars are available online in 27 markets globally across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Polestar plans to have a line-up of five performance EVs by 2026. Polestar 2, the electric performance fastback, launched in 2019. Polestar 3, the SUV for the electric age, launched in late 2022. Polestar 4, the SUV coupé transformed, is launching in phases through 2023 and into 2024. Polestar 5, an electric four-door GT and Polestar 6, an electric roadster, are coming soon.
The Polestar 0 project is the company’s ambitious goal of creating a truly climate-neutral production car by 2030. The research initiative also aims to create a sense of urgency to act on the climate crisis, by challenging employees, suppliers and the wider automotive industry, to drive towards zero.