Norton Motorcycles has announced the appointment of Brian Gillen as Chief Technology Officer.
Brian brings with him extensive experience in R&D leadership, and engine and vehicle design. He arrives at Norton after more than 15 years at MV Agusta, ending his time there as R&D Director.
As Norton’s CTO, Brian will drive the development of its premium motorcycle range and strengthen the company’s commitment to technological innovation and engineering excellence.
Speaking on his appointment, Brian said: “As a long-time enthusiast of the iconic Norton brand, it is an incredibly exciting time to join the company’s leadership team. I am looking forward to work with the talented team of engineers and develop cutting-edge, premium motorcycles, with quality at the forefront of everything we do.”
Norton Motorcycles CEO, Dr Robert Hentschel, said: “Brian comes with very rich experience and expertise in engine and vehicle design, emerging technologies, and connectivity. I am confident that his joining the team will further strengthen our commitment to technological innovation and engineering excellence, and this will soon reflect in the world-class product range that we are developing.”