Hyzon Motors designates Sue Sun-Lasovage as Chief Human Resources Officer

Sue Sun-LaSovage, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hyzon
Sue Sun-LaSovage, Chief Human Resources Officer, Hyzon

Hyzon Motors Inc., a global supplier of zero-emission heavy-duty fuel cell electric vehicles, announced that Sue Sun-LaSovage will join Hyzon as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective May 2, 2023. In this new role for Hyzon, Sun-LaSovage will lead the company’s global human resources team overseeing recruitment, management, learning, and development in support of the company’s overall growth.

Parker Meeks, Chief Executive Officer, Hyzon
Parker Meeks, Chief Executive Officer, Hyzon

“Sue’s background leading HR functions at international corporations, paired with her experience building world-class teams, procedures, and culture at start-ups provides the exact combination Hyzon needs as we enter a new chapter of growth and innovation,” said Hyzon Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Parker Meeks. “Investing in our people and their development is a key priority as Hyzon continues to grow, and moves to production and commercialization of fuel cell electric vehicles. Sue’s expertise running HR for engineering-focused companies will give the company’s leadership and staff the support it needs.”

Sun-LaSovage is a seasoned human resources leader with more than two decades of experience in organizational development, employee engagement, and HR strategy. Her career spans the US, China, and Singapore, and she has led HR for several automotive and manufacturing companies, including most recently VIA Motors, an electric vehicle startup OEM, and SRG Global, a leading automotive products and manufacturing company.

“Hyzon’s mission of reducing global emissions by decarbonizing transportation resonates deeply with my values,” said Sue Sun-LaSovage. “It is an honor to join a team that is fully committed to this important mission and to help shape the organization around a culture of excellence. I’m excited to join this talented, dynamic team and bring my skills to Hyzon as the company works to grow and strengthen its global presence.”

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While at VIA Motors, Sun-LaSovage created and executed a people strategy that helped the start-up build its organizational structure. Sun-LaSovage was also critical in defining and driving the company’s culture from the ground up.

Prior to her role at VIA Motors, Sun-LaSovage was the Global Vice President of Human Resources for SRG Global, where she oversaw a large global human resources function and supported over six thousand global employees across several manufacturing sites. During her time there, Sun-LaSovage assisted the company’s CEO and executive committee on all human resources issues.

Sun-LaSovage has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical and Optical Engineering from HuaZhong University of Science and Technology. She has also earned her master’s degree in HR and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota, Carlson Business School.

This announcement follows the appointments Hyzon has made in recent months including CEO Parker Meeks, interim Chief Financial Officer Jiajia Wu, Chief Operating Officer Dr. Bappa Banerjee, President of International Operations John Edgley, and President of North America Pat Griffin.


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