Fisker Automotive Sets Marketing, Sales Head

Anaheim-based Fisker Automotive, the developer of electric vehicles, announced yesterday that it has named Richard Beattie as Chief Commercial Officer. The automaker said that Beattie will be responsible for the firm's global marketing, sales, and customer service divisions. Beattie was previously EVP of Marketing and Sales for Jaguar North America, and also had served at Lincoln Mercury, Ford, and Mazda.