Former Chrysler CEO Tom LaSorda has joined Li-ion battery manufacturer Electrovaya’s Board of Directors. In addition to his Board responsibilities, LaSorda will also serve as Strategic Advisor to Electrovaya’s CEO, Sankar DasGupta, focusing on Electrovaya’s growth strategy, including business development and global alliances.
LaSorda brings more than 30 years of auto industry experience, most recently as Vice Chairman, President and Board Member of Chrysler LLC. LaSorda has also held the position of President and CEO of Chrysler Group after serving as Chief Operating Officer and member of the DaimlerChrysler Board of Management.
Chrysler has selected Electrovaya as the sole provider of the 12 kWh Li-ion pack to be used in the planned 140 Ram plug-in hybrid electric demonstrators. (Earlier post.)