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Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934


Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 6, 2023  




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Delaware 001-34887 86-3289406
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1405 Pioneer Street, Brea, California 92821

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Common Stock, par value $0.001 MULN The Nasdaq Stock Market, LLC (Nasdaq Capital Market)



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Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers


On March 6, 2023, Mullen Automotive Inc. (the “Company”) received notification from Kerri Sadler, the Company’s Chief Accounting Officer, of her resignation effective immediately.


On March 6, 2023, the Company appointed Chester Bragado as Chief Accounting Officer. Chester Bragado, 45, originally joined the Company in July 2022 as Executive Vice President of Operations. Prior to that, since 2021, Mr. Bragado served as Vice President, Finance and Controller at Sambazon, an international organic food manufacturer, from 2020 to 2021, he was Financial Reporting Director at Loop Media, a digital video company, and from 2017 to 2020, he was Controller at Custom Foods LLC/Marie Callender. Mr. Bragado has consulted and audited Fortune 500 companies throughout his expansive 20 plus year career, which includes roles as an external auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers and increasing responsibilities in Corporate Accounting, SEC reporting, and internal audit at various other public and private companies. Chester graduated from the University of California, Riverside, with a BA in Business Administration and holds a California CPA license.


There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Bragado and any other person pursuant to which he was appointed to serve as Chief Accounting Officer and Mr. Bragado does not have a direct or indirect material interest in any “related party” transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. There are no family relationships between Mr. Bragado and any director or executive officer of the Company.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: March 10, 2023 By: /s/ David Michery
    David Michery
    Chief Executive Officer