Experienced automotive manager Henri Kirchhof is the new Technical Director at Sevic, the manufacturer of electric compact commercial vehicles headquartered in Bochum, Germany. Talking about Kirchhof’s bio, after various executive positions at Ford, Johnson Controls or FLEX, he proved himself as CTO at well-known automotive suppliers such as Tajco Group as well as Senior Vice President at Street Scooter.
Sevic Managing and Technical Director speaking
“The production of the Sevic V500e in our plant in Bulgaria is currently running at full speed. We have already delivered the first SKD kits, i.e. partially assembled vehicles, to the US market. Now the vehicles for our customers in Europe will follow soon. We are all the more pleased to have gained Henri Kirchhof, an executive with enormous experience in vehicle construction and development,” commented Sevic Managing Director Alexander Brilis.
“No industry is currently changing as fast as the mobility industry. The new forms of propulsion in particular are reshuffling the cards in this business. New laws and directives, but also a change in user behavior and awareness are accelerating this change. I see a great opportunity here for companies that, on the one hand, offer attractively priced and high-quality concepts for this new mobility demand and, on the other hand, already anticipate possible needs of the future. Technical feasibility is a basic prerequisite for this and I am very pleased to be able to assume responsibility for precisely this important component of success at Sevic in the future,” added Kirchhof himself.