FORMER Renault executive Thierry Bolloré has been named as the new chief executive officer of Jaguar Land Rover.
Bolloré takes over from Ralf Speth, who will take up a non-executive role as vice chairman of Jaguar Land Rover plc.
The appointment will be effective 10 September, 2020.
Announcing the appointment, Natarajan Chandrasekaran – the chairman of Tata Sons, Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover PLC – said:
I am delighted to welcome Thierry to Jaguar Land Rover. An established global business leader with a proven track record of implementing complex transformations, Thierry will bring a wealth of experience to one of the most revered positions in the industry.
“Jaguar Land Rover is known around the world for its peerless brand heritage, exquisite design and deep engineering integrity. It will be my privilege to lead this fantastic company through what continues to be the most testing time of our generation.”