November 1, 2022
ST. JOHNS, Newfoundland and Labrador — Duxion Motors today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mason Melkowits as Vice President – Engineering.
Mr. Melkowits has more than two decades of experience in the offshore drilling industry – spanning international and domestic assignments – in roles encompassing engineering and project management. His experience includes MODU design and construction support, operations and marketing support, and innovation development and implementation. In his prior role, Mr. Melkowits led the Engineering, Marine Operations & Compliance, and Document Control functions for one of the world’s leading offshore drilling contractors, supporting global operations of a $7B rig fleet, the industry’s largest.
“Mason is a most welcome addition to the Duxion Motors team. His expertise will be invaluable as we move from R&D to commercialization,” says Rick Pilgrim, Chairman and CEO of Duxion Motors. “Mason has a reputation for driving continual performance improvements and reducing project timelines while never compromising quality. We are quite pleased that Mason will be leading and managing the engineering function of the company at this crucial stage.”
Founded in 2017, Duxion Motors Inc. is an advanced motor design and manufacturing company developing high power density electric propulsion systems for aviation and marine industries. Our engineers have developed powerful scalable electric drives that accelerate the transition to emission free electric transportation. Our patented eJet motor enables jet owners and OEMs to hybridize or fully electrify their existing fleets more quickly and economically.