UK automotive clean tech firm AVID Technology has appointed Mike Dowsett Vice President of Business Development to lead the company’s expansion in North America. Mr. Dowsett will lead the business growth strategy and operations at AVID’s new US office in Michigan.
Dowsett has over 30 years of automotive industry experience. He began his career at Ford, and has since worked for a range of global industry players in the UK and the US, including Visteon, FEV, Controlled Power Technologies, YASA and Sevcon. His specialty is electric motors and inverters, along with efficient electrification system design.
AVID Technology develops batteries, electric motors and powertrain components for hybrid and electric vehicles. Its customer base includes Tier 1 automotive suppliers and OEMs.
“The electric vehicle industry is thriving globally and going through a period of rapid development and innovation,” said Dowsett. “I’m looking forward to building and consolidating the company’s growing customer base in North America; it’s a great time for the right people with the right products and expertise to make an impact.”
Source: AVID Technology Group