Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle start up Hyzon has announced the appointment of Adam Kroll as its new chief administrative officer

The company says that Kroll brings more than 20 years of corporate finance experience to Hyzon, having most recently served as interim chief financial officer for UPG Enterprises. Prior to his tenure at UPG, Kroll spent five years at PSAV, a $3 billion Blackstone backed global event technology services provider, where he served in roles of increasing responsibility, including treasurer, head of corporate development and senior vice president – finance. Before that Kroll was an investment banker at JP Morgan covering the automotive industry.

In February this year Hyzon entered into an agreement to combine with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation, a publicly-traded acquisition company, that will result in Hyzon becoming a publicly listed company which is expected to occur in the second quarter of 2021.

Craig Knight, CEO and Co-Founder of Hyzon Motors, said Hyzon is thrilled to add someone of Adam Kroll’s calibre to the leadership team.

“Adam’s corporate finance and capital markets experience will be an asset to Hyzon Motors, and we look forward to leveraging his talents and skillsets as we continue to accelerate the energy transition and help our customers make the switch to hydrogen,” said Knight.

Adam Kroll, said he was incredibly excited to be joining Hyzon’s leadership team at such a unique time in the company’s journey.

“Hyzon has an unmatched combination of advanced technology, talented executives and smart, committed employees. I look forward to working with everyone at Hyzon to deliver on our mission of decarbonizing the commercial vehicle sector in pursuit of zero emissions with zero compromises,” said Kroll