Volkswagen head of retail operations Chris Newitt will take over as Skoda UK’s new head of marketing on February 1, 2010 following Mary Newcombes appointment as Volkswagen Group UK’s head of learning services.
Newcombe will now be responsible for delivering training for all the brands in the Volkswagen Group.
Newitt joins from Volkswagen passenger cars, where he is currently head of retail operations. He joined Volkswagen in 1996 as fleet development manager.
Since then he has been brand manager, planning manager and head of parts operations.