FCA Group UK managing director Arnaud Leclerc is set to assume the position of head of Alfa Romeo, for Europe, Middle East and Africa alongside his existing role.
Independent leasing company UK Carline has appointed former Vertu Motors general manager Paul Lowdon as its new commercial director.
Fix Auto UK has appointed Mark Hutchins as the new head of its commercial team.
Pendragon has appointed Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) divisional director and former chief operating officer of Opus Energy, Nikki Flanders, as a non-executive director.
Marshall Leasing managing director Peter Cakebread has received the Freddie Aldous Outstanding Contribution Award by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA).
PSA Group’s UK managing director and senior vice-president Alison Jones has been named as the latest winner of Cox Automotive’s Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award.
Hyundai Motor UK has appointed Andrew Tracey as its new sales director and James Snowden as product and planning director as it embarks on a year of multiple product launches in 2020.
Spanish performance car brand Cupra has named its current Seat executive vice-president for sales and marketing and Cupra chief executive Wayne Griffiths as chairman of the board.
JCT600 has promoted operations director Richard Hargreaves to the post of managing director, praising his “nurturing” approach and his “key role” in the growth of the Bradford-based car retail group.
Park’s Motor Group master technician Alan Williamson will contest Mitsubishi Motors' Global Technician of the Year title in Tokyo after securing a podium finish in the European stage of the competition.
Honda UK announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Streng as its new managing director ahead of the retirement of current MD David Hodgetts.
Citroën UK has handed out more than 30 awards as it celebrated the top performing dealerships and employees from its UK retail network at an annual Dealer Excellence event.
Glyn Hopkin is kicking off 2020 with a recruitment drive to attract 35 new members of staff in sales and aftersales positions at its car dealership sites across the South East.
Hyundai Motor UK has appointed a new head of network development after expanding its franchised dealer network to 167 locations with the addition of six new dealerships.
Hendy Group’s 2019 Group Awards has recognised the top performers among its 2,000-strong workforce after what was described as a “landmark year” for the 160-year-old business.
Lookers Group will target “improved operational execution” in 2020 following the appointment of Mark Raban as its new chief executive and Cameron Wade as chief operating officer.
Porsche Retail Group has appointed Adam Flint as its new managing director following the retirement of Ade Smith.
Vertu Motors’ Bristol Street Motors Ford Birmingham dealership employee Andy O’Grady has been named as Ford Technician of the Year 2019.
Inchcape chief executive Stefan Bomhard has resigned his post with the car retail and import business to take up a position as the chief executive of Imperial Brands.
Aston Martin has announced a series of key leadership appointments after news that a consortium led by F1 race team owner Lawrence Stroll has acquired a 17% share of the British sports car maker.
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When: November 12 2020
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