- Rebecca A. (“Becky”) Roof Resigns as Interim Chief Financial Officer -
- Led Three Successful Fundraising Agreements -
- Returned Faraday Future to Timely Filer Status -
- Search Underway for Permanent Replacement -
GARDENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2022--
Faraday Future Intelligent Electric Inc. (“Faraday Future” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: FFIE), a California-based global shared intelligent electric mobility ecosystem company, today announced the resignation of Becky Roof, who served as interim Chief Financial Officer, upon the successful completion of key Securities and Exchange Commission filings and fundraising milestones. Ms. Roof has agreed to assist the Company to ensure an orderly transition.
The Company engaged Ms. Roof and AP Services LLC, an affiliate of AlixPartners LLP, on March 1, 2022 to strengthen its financial team and accelerate the return to timely filing status and provide leadership to our fundraising process. “I want to thank Becky for her many and important contributions to our Company. Under her leadership, Faraday Future became current with our financial statements and filed our amended registration statements. She strengthened our financial team and controls and successfully negotiated three critical fundraising agreements that have strengthened our financial position and put in place a framework for potential additional financing,” said Dr. Carsten Breitfeld, Global CEO of Faraday Future.
The Company is continuing its search to identify and appoint a permanent Chief Financial Officer and expects to announce a new Chief Accounting Officer who will also serve as acting Chief Financial Officer in the near future.
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Faraday Future is a class defining luxury electric vehicle company. The Company has pioneered numerous innovations relating to its products, technology, business model, and user ecosystem since inception in 2014. Faraday Future aims to perpetually improve the way people move by creating a forward-thinking mobility ecosystem that integrates clean energy, AI, the Internet and new usership models. Faraday Future’s first flagship product is the FF 91 Futurist.
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