Mark Russell, chief executive officer of Nikola Corp., left, during a media briefing at the unveiling of the Iveco-Nikola electric truck plant in Ulm, Germany, on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021.
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Russell will be succeeded by Michael Lohscheller, formerly CEO of German automaker Opel, who joined Nikola in February.
Lohscheller, who currently leads Nikola’s truck-making operation, will become the company’s president and join its board of directors immediately.
Chairman Steven Girsky said in a statement that Lohscheller has had a significant impact on Nikola in his…