Rivian Automotive, Inc. (“Rivian”) today announced the hiring of Frank Klein as Chief Operations Officer, effective June 1st, 2022. Frank most recently held the position of President at Austria-based automotive contract manufacturer Magna Steyr, a subsidiary of Canadian-based Magna International. Prior to working for Magna Steyr, Klein worked for Daimler AG for 27 years. At Rivian, Frank will lead the buildout of robust and stable operations processes as well as scaling vehicle production across several new programs. Frank Klein said,“I'm hugely excited to be joining Rivian.