Petersen Automotive Museum Appoints New Board of Directors Chairman

Jan 18, 2013

The Petersen Automotive Museum of Los Angeles has announced that Peter Mullin has been named the Board of Directors Chairman, effective immediately.

Mullin will join Vice Chairs Bruce Meyer and David Sydorick in leading the Board.

“Peter Mullin is admired worldwide as a businessman, car collector and community leader -“ his unique ability to merge these three worlds will be a tremendous asset to the Museum and we’re thrilled about this announcement,” said Terry Karges, the Museum’s executive director. “This is a ‘dream team’ whose vision will help us become one of the world’s most exciting automotive destinations.”

Mullins, who has served on several on the boards of various organizations and is the Founder and Chairman of the Mullin Automotive Museum in Oxnard, California, will be responsible for leading the Museum in preparation for its 20th anniversary.

He will also aim to raise awareness about the Museum on a national and international platform.

Mullins is also an avid automotive enthusiast whose 1934 Voisin C-25 Aerodyne took home “Best of Show” at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

“I’m honored and excited – this is an opportunity to breathe new life into an icon of Los Angeles’ car culture,” Mullin said in a press release. “We have exciting plans to grow the collection and make architectural improvements that will make the Petersen a must-see destination for enthusiasts worldwide. Robert E. Petersen built a testament to the automobile, as we approach the museum’s 20th anniversary we will transform it into the world-class experience anyone with a passion for the automobile will want to see.”

For more information on the Museum, go to www.petersen.org.