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Crisalion Mobility appoints Manuel Heredia Ortiz as managing director

Crisalion Mobility Press Release | October 26, 2023

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Manuel Heredia Ortiz will oversee strategy as Crisalion’s new managing director. Crisalion Mobility Photo

Crisalion Mobility, a Spanish provider of the design and development of advanced electric mobility solutions, has announced the appointment of Manuel Heredia Ortiz as managing director.

Heredia will oversee strategy and ensure Crisalion Mobility delivers on its corporate goals, identifying the resources needed to implement the company’s ambitious roadmap and assuming overall responsibility for the various business and market segments.

Heredia holds a degree in industrial engineering from Seville University, a PhD from the University of Sheffield and an MBA from HEC Paris Business School. He brings two decades of international experience to the table, having held executive positions at leading companies in the industry and played a key role in implementing innovative solutions.

Since 2004, Andalusia-born Heredia has held various roles at Airbus Defence & Space, the defence division of Airbus Group, including CEO of Airbus Poland and vice-president of operations for the A400M military transport aircraft, and has been actively involved in various projects in the aeronautical sector related to training and new technologies.

The Crisalion Mobility team stands with a hangared aircraft. Crisalion Mobility Photo

Commenting on his appointment, Heredia said: It is an exciting challenge to be leading the way to the future of mobility with Crisalion Mobility, competing at the very highest level. I am delighted to be joining a team of driven, motivated professionals with a rich diversity of knowledge and curiosity that truly reflect the Crisalion project.”

Carlos Poveda Rey, founder and CEO of the company, said: “Crisalion Mobility is committed to attracting the best talent in the market, and Manuel’s appointment as managing director is a clear reflection of that policy. Manuel brings the right experience and talent to strengthen the foundations on which we are building advanced air and ground mobility solutions for international operators.”

In recent months, Crisalion Mobility has significantly grown its technical and executive teams with the appointment of outstanding professionals including Óscar Lara, chief operating officer, and Gustavo Rodríguez, chief technology officer.

This press release was prepared and distributed by Crisalion Mobility.

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