Rivian appoints Dr. Kjell Gruner as Chief Commercial Officer

February 27, 2024

Irvine, California, September 1, 2023 – Rivian Automotive, Inc. (NASDAQ: RIVN) today announced it has appointed Dr. Kjell Gruner as its Chief Commercial Officer and President, Business Growth. At Rivian, Gruner will oversee Rivian’s commercial function including Sales, Marketing, Customer Care, Delivery, Service, and Fleet. Dr. Kjell Gruner brings with him 25 years of automotive experience, having spent time at both Porsche and Daimler/Mercedes-Benz. RJ Scaringe, Founder and CEO, Rivian, said:“We are very happy to welcome Kjell to the Rivian team as Chief Commercial Officer and President, Business Growth. I look forward to working closely together as we tackle this next great wave of opportunity.”Dr. Kjell Gruner, Chief Commercial Officer and President, Business Growth, Rivian said:“I am excited to join Rivian at this important time in its success story.