Former Volkswagen UK managing director Alison Jones has been appointed as the PSA Group's managing director for the Peugeot, Citroën and DS Automobiles brands in the UK.
Jones will assume her new post on April 1, replacing Stéphane Le Guével who has been promoted to another position in the group to be announced at a later date.
A statement issued by the PSA Group highlighted that Jones had previously held a variety of senior management positions within the Volkswagen Group, including group aftersales and customer quality director.
During her time with the Milton Keynes-based German brand she worked her way up through the business in different disciplines, brands and group roles including Audi, Volkswagen, Seat, Skoda and Commercial Vehicles, it added.
Maxime Picat, PSA Group’s executive vice-president European Region, said: “I am delighted to welcome Alison Jones to Groupe PSA.
“Alison’s experience and expertise will be key as we continue the implementation of our Push to Pass strategic plan and tackle the challenges to come.
“I take this opportunity to thank warmly Stéphane for his five years’ of success at the helm of Groupe PSA in the UK.”
Jones said: "I am delighted to be joining Groupe PSA.
“They are a progressive organisation in strategic thinking, products, services, and investments, determined to drive improving profitability, growth and customer service.
“This makes them well placed to both handle the challenges that our industry faces as well as capitalise on the opportunities, and I am excited by that potential and my new role within that."