February 25, 2019

Motiv Appoints New CEO With 38 Years’ Experience at Ford

Motiv Power Systems, a provider of solutions to electrify medium-duty commercial vehicles, has announced Matt O’Leary as its new CEO.

In addition to serving as Motiv’s chairman of the board and board member for more than two years, O’Leary previously spent 38 years at Ford Motor Co., including, most recently, as vehicle line director for trucks, SUVs and commercial vehicles in North America.

Jim Castelaz, founder and former CEO, has assumed the role of chief technology officer and will maintain a seat on Motiv’s board. O’Leary will continue to serve as interim board chairman and plans to relocate to the San Francisco Bay Area, Motiv’s base, in the coming weeks.