MESA, Ariz., Sept. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nxu Inc., (NASDAQ: NXU) (“Nxu”, “the Company”), a domestic technology company creating EV charging and energy storage solutions for the infrastructure we need to power our electrified future, is pleased to welcome Jessica Murphy, who joins the Company as Controller. Murphy’s deep experience in financial reporting and public company accounting in both rapid-growth startup settings and newly public company settings will bring valuable expertise in financial controls and operational expenditures.
“Adding Jessica’s expertise to the team is a key part of our strategy to enhance the Company’s financial processes and reduce dependencies on external resources,” said Nxu Chief Financial Officer Apoorv Dwivedi. “Jessica is part of a finance team focused on reducing operating expenses, ensuring Nxu attracts and retains investors, while thriving in this very competitive business environment.”
As Controller, Murphy, whose experience includes Leslie’s, Inc., Carvana Co. and KPMG, will be responsible for external reporting, accounting policies and practices and managing operational accounting at Nxu.
“It's clear that Nxu has ambitious, innovative plans for our electrified future, and I'm thrilled to be a part of that,” said Murphy. “I've seen the advantages of having a robust internal finance team in place and the efficiencies that creates, and I look forward to bringing my experience to bear as we decrease expenses and maximize innovation."
About Nxu, Inc.
Nxu, Inc. is a domestic technology company leveraging its intellectual property and innovations to support e-Mobility and energy storage solutions. Driving the energy future, Nxu is developing an ecosystem of industry-leading grid level energy storage solutions, charging infrastructure and over-air cloud management – encompassed by Nxu’s seamless subscription-based models. For more information, visit www.nxuenergy.com.
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