Salt Lake City - Nikola Motor Company has announced that Kim Brady and Scott Perry have joined its executive team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), respectively.
“We could not be luckier to have these two on our executive team,” Trevor Milton, founder and CEO of Nikola Motor, said. “Kim brings decades of Wall Street and private equity experience and Scott Perry is one of the top logistic and industry experts in trucking. These are two world class hires and we are thrilled to have them onboard,”
Kim Brady recently served as a Senior Managing Director with SOLIC Capital Advisors, LLC. He brings more than 20 years of experience in investment banking, private equity, and corporate restructuring. During the past decade, he has consummated more than $4 billion in transactions and recapitalizations and has overseen the successful performance improvements and reorganizations in more than 100 businesses. He has previously served as CFO, general manager and financial advisor for various companies in manufacturing, business services and healthcare services.
Before joining SOLIC Capital Advisors, LLC (and its predecessors, Navigant Capital Advisors, LLC and Casas, Benjamin & White, LLC), Brady served as General Manager and CFO for Doshi Diagnostic (a division of PrimeCare International), VP of Business Development, PrimeCare International, and Manager of Strategy and Planning, European Operations, with Baxter International, Inc. He currently serves on the board of SurePeople, LLC and as Executive Chairman of Ascentec Engineering, LLC. Brady received his bachelor of science degree from Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University and his MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management. He is FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 licensed.
Prior to joining Nikola, Scott Perry spent more than 25 years with Ryder System, Inc., most recently as its Chief Technology & Procurement Officer for the Fleet Management Solutions division. In that capacity, Perry was responsible for Ryder’s Advanced Vehicle Technology strategy team, Global Fuel Products, Supplier Relationship Management, and the Connectivity/Telematics strategy team.
Over the course of his 25-year career, Perry held leadership positions in Ryder’s Supply Chain, Dedicated Transportation, and Fleet Management Solutions divisions focused on carrier management, distribution management, dedicated carriage, field maintenance operations, and corporate Real Estate, including Facilities Management and Construction. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State University, and an MBA from the University of Tennessee. Perry has been actively involved in leadership positions for multiple nonprofit organizations supporting the commercial transportation industry to include: the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE), Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVA), the Florida Trucking Association (FTA), and Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT).