Keith Hawes, Renault UK fleet and commercial vehicle director, has decided to leave the company after 10 years in the role in order to “pursue other interests”.
Renault UK said Hawes wanted to pursue other interests, focusing his career in a different direction.
Hawes leaves Renault UK on September 18 and will be replaced by Darren Payne who joins Renault UK from General Motors where he was used vehicle sales, marketing and operations director for GM UK and Ireland.
Payne has also worked for GM as director of UK leasing covering Saab, Vauxhall and Chevrolet and has also worked as GM’s national fleet sales manager.
Roland Bouchara, Renault UK managing director, said: “I would like to thank Keith for his dedication, commitment and integrity.
“He has made an invaluable contribution to the company and I know that I echo the sentiments of everyone at Renault when I wish him success in his future career.”