Group Lotus has appointed Simon Clare as its new global marketing director.
He joins the business on February 1 from luxury yacht company Sunseeker International, where he was marketing director.
Lotus has also appointed James Andrew as its new communications and PR director. He joins from automotive and luxury communications specialist communications agency Influence Associates.
Both Clare and Andrew will report in to Phil Popham, Lotus Cars chief executive.
Popham said: “I welcome both James and Simon to the reinvigorated Lotus business.
“Their collective experience in the auto industry internationally, in the luxury sector and with British brands, provides Lotus with key new talent as the business and brand develop and expand into new horizons.”
Lotus is on a recruitment drive in 2019 on the search for new engineers, positions in HR, IT, marketing and sales.