March 13, 2013, 3:41 pm
Fisker Automotive announced Wednesday that Henrik Fisker, its co-founder and executive chairman, had left the company because of disagreements with management. In a statement, the company said his departure was “not expected to impact the company’s pursuit of strategic partnerships and financing to support Fisker Automotive’s continued progress.” The company declined requests for interviews.
In an e-mail to Automotive News, the company attributed Mr. Fisker’s resignation to “several major disagreements” regarding the business strategy of the company’s executive management.
Tony Posawatz, who succeeded Mr. Fisker as chief executive in August, said on Wednesday, “We’re in the midst of some serious negotiating.” Mr. Posawatz was previously vehicle line director at General Motors for the Chevrolet Volt