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FCA UK announces five senior management appointments

FCA  Iain Montgomery sales director

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK has announced changes to its senior management structure, including five new appointments

The changes cover Alfa Romeo and Jeep sales and marketing, FCA customer experience and commercial training, MOPAR service, parts and customer Care and FCA UK’s wholly-owned retailer group Motor Village UK. Each will report to managing director Arnaud Leclerc.

Leclerc said: “I am delighted to announce these changes. They further support the organisation as we work towards our growth targets. I wish all five of the senior managers every success in their new roles.”

Alfa Romeo and Jeep has welcomed Iain Montgomery (pictured) as sales director. Montgomery brings experience from within the UK motor industry, having previously worked at the Volkswagen Group and BMW in sales, aftersales and sales planning roles.

Joining Montgomery is Andrew Tracey appointed to marketing director, who has a “demonstrated” ability to lead change and deliver best practice. Both appointments aim to further build on the brands’ success in sales and marketing.

James Marsh has joined as a director, customer experience and commercial training. The departments are being merged in line with FCA headquarters and the Major Business Centre’s organizational model, to drive synergies between the two functions.

He replaces Tim Head, who has elected to leave FCA to pursue other professional interests.

John MacDonald is appointed as director, MOPAR Service, Parts and Customer Care, having been previously responsible for MOPAR in the Nordic Cluster and prior to that working in the Technical Services team in the UK.

He reports hierarchically to Luca Parasacco, who is responsible for MOPAR Major Business Centres, and functionally to Arnaud Leclerc. He replaces Sebastiano Fedrigo who takes on a new challenge within the Group.

Lisa Ford has become managing director, Motor Village UK. Lisa joins FCA UK with great experience from working in the automotive industry, including with Mercedes Benz, McLaren and Maserati.

Ford reports hierarchically to Christian Paccussi, who is responsible for Europe Owned Dealers, and functionally to Arnaud Leclerc. She replaces Rob Calver, who has elected to leave FCA  to pursue other interests.


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