Ashoka Achuthan

Ashoka Achuthan

Karma Automotive LLC in Irvine appointed Ashoka Achuthan chief financial officer, replacing Cameron Adamson, who had held the post about five years.

Achuthan was previously with Westport Fuel Systems Inc. in Vancouver, Canada, and worked 23 years on three continents with Siemens AG. He earned a bachelor’s degree from University of Bombay and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.

Karma Chief Executive Lance Zhou in a press release noted Achuthan’s “deep experience in establishing strategic partnerships and driving operational improvements.”