TORRANCE, CA – US Hybrid, a provider of integrated power conversion and drive system solutions for clean mobility and energy conservation system, has announced several structural changes designed to serve the expanding market segments.
Guy Rini has joined the company as executive vice president, commercial vehicle systems. As a key member of the management team, he will lead the company's strategic planning for commercial vehicle markets and enable US Hybrid to be a Tier 1 supplier for electric, hybrid, and fuel cell systems.
Rini brings more than 30 years of automotive technical background to US Hybrid. Most recently he was director, advanced propulsion system at Volvo Powertrain North America, responsible for heavy-duty hybrid electric vehicle development. He started his career with the Bendix Corporation, where he helped pioneer the first ABS systems for heavy-duty vehicles. In 1983 he joined Mack Trucks with responsibility for their first electronic engine development. Since then, he has held a variety of management positions related to globalization and the takeover by Renault Vehicles International and Volvo AB.
Also, Aryan Papoli is promoted to vice president of operations. Papoli has been with US Hybrid since 2005. As VP of operations, she will take on additional responsibilities related to the planned growth and expansion of US Hybrid into commercial vehicle systems and auxiliary component markets.