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.