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DAN Burge has been appointed chief product officer of electric vehicle proponent EV Technology Group Ltd (EVT).

Prior to EVT – founded in 2021 with the mission of accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles and the vision to champion the joy of motoring in an electric world – Mr Burge had been CEO of Radford since June 2021 and was previously at Lotus.

Mr Burge is regarded as a highly experienced global automotive industry executive, with more than 20 years of high-level commercial, operational and technical roles.

EVT said he will play a key role in building out the company’s product team, focusing on incubating new models, brands and other opportunities.

He will also open and run a newly formed US office for EV Technology Group, based in California.

Mr Burge is joining from Radford where he was CEO. Previous roles have included commercial director of Lotus Engineering, as well as senior commercial and program roles at Williams Advanced Engineering and Prodrive Automotive Technologies.

EVT CEO Wouter Witvoet said: “I am extremely pleased to have Dan join the team as chief product officer.

“The combination of his product design, commercial and engineering experience are a perfect fit for EV Technology Group.”

Mr Burge said: “I am delighted to be joining the EV Technology Group. This is a hugely exciting opportunity and the perfect time to start.

“I am looking forward to working closely with Wouter and other members of the talented leadership team that is now being assembled.

“I will be using the huge experience I have garnered with leading global automotive brands to develop and launch a portfolio of iconic, electrified brands. Vehicles that will recapture the joy of motoring.

“It’s great to be part of what will be a hugely exciting future for EV Technology Group.”

EV Technology Group was founded in 2021 with the mission of accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles, and the vision to champion the joy of motoring in an electric world.

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By Neil Dowling

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