The Lion Electric Company (Lion), a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, announced today that Isabelle Adjahi has been appointed to the newly created role of Vice
President, Investor Relations and Sustainable Development, effective January 11, 2021.
In this new role, Ms. Adjahi will be responsible for developing and implementing an investor relations strategy aimed at maintaining relationships with investors and analysts through an ongoing dialogue about Lion’s corporate, business, financial objectives and growth. Reporting to Nicolas Brunet, Lion’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, she will also lead company-wide ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) strategy and activities.
“We are delighted to welcome Isabelle to the Lion management team. In addition to her extensive investor relations experience, Isabelle has an established reputation among the investment community. I am confident that her strategic acumen and proven track record will make her highly effective in this role. We look forward to her contributions, as we are about to embark on our journey as a public company,” said Nicolas Brunet. “In parallel, building a more sustainable future is at the very core of Lion’s activities. Isabelle’s contribution will provide greater insight to our many stakeholders who consider environmental, social and governance as essential elements of long-term, sustainable growth.”
Ms. Adjahi has over 20 years of experience in investor relations. She most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Communications at WSP Global, one of the world’s leading professional services firms listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), which has a market capitalization of $13 billion. She also was the company’s Global Sustainability Sponsor. Prior to WSP Global, Ms. Adjahi was the Senior Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at Axcan Pharma, a TSX and NASDAQ-listed specialty pharmaceutical company. Throughout her career, she won numerous investor relations awards from IR Magazine, including “Best Investor Relations Officer” and “Best Overall Investor Relations”. In 2016, she was also selected as a “Top Gun Investor Relations” by Brendan Wood International. Ms. Adjahi is a graduate of Lyon II University (France).