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Groupe Renault UK appoints new managing director

Groupe Renault UK appoints new managing director

Groupe Renault UK has appointed Vincent Tourette as its new managing director in succession to Paul Flanagan, who has taken up a new role within the business.  

Mr Tourette has worked for the Renault-Nissan Alliance for 23 years. Most recently, he was with Nissan, based in Tokyo, as vice-president, sales and marketing, with global responsibility for its light commercial vehicle range. Previously he has held a variety of commercial roles with Groupe Renault including CEO for the five countries in the Nordic region, marketing director for the Netherlands and, previously in the UK, as general manager for a Renault Retail Group branch and marketing planning manager at Renault UK.  

In his new role as managing director, Mr Tourette will be responsible for Renault and Dacia in the UK and Ireland and also the right-hand drive markets of Cyprus and Malta. He reports to Ken Ramirez, senior vice-president sales and marketing Europe G9.