Jaguar Land Rover names new CEO
28 July 2020
Author: Sean Keywood
Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Thierry Bollore as its new chief executive officer.
He will take on the role on 10 September, replacing Ralf Speth, who will become non-executive vice-chairman.
Bollore was previously CEO of Renault, and before that held senior positions at global automotive supplier Faurecia.
He said: "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.
"Renowned for their passion and spirit, the people of Jaguar Land Rover are the driving force behind its success. I couldn't be more excited to join the team continuing to shape the future of this iconic company."
Natarajan Chandrasekaran, chairman of Jaguar Land Rover's parent company Tata, 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.
"I want to thank Ralf for a decade of outstanding vision and leadership for Jaguar Land Rover and welcome him to his new non-executive position in addition to his existing role on the board of Tata Sons."