Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC) has appointed Richard Gane as the new head of its UK automotive group, responsible for leading and co-ordinating PwC's services to the industry across the country. Richard, a Birmingham-based director, will take up the role with immediate effect.
Richard is a qualified, chartered engineer by background, who has worked in and around the automotive, transportation and related industries for over 35 years - his consulting career alone spans 20 years during which time he has worked for most of the vehicle makers around the world. He spent the first ten years of his career in General Motors at various locations in Europe and America and then did a spell in the components industry before returning to the UK Midlands.
Richard Gane, UK automotive leader, PwC, said: “I am delighted to be taking on this role at such an exciting time in the industry’s development. The next few years are likely to see significant changes in the structure of the industry as it responds to commercial pressures and technology changes. I look forward to helping automotive companies meet these challenges.”