Alison Jones has been appointed as group managing director of Peugeot, Citroen, DS in the UK for Groupe PSA, effective April 1.
Jones (pictured) joins Groupe PSA from Volkswagen Group where she most recently held the position of managing director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars.
She has held a variety of senior management positions within the Volkswagen Group, including group aftersales and customer quality director, and worked her way up through the business in different disciplines, brands and group roles including Audi, Volkswagen, Seat, Skoda and Commercial Vehicles.
Jones will replace Stéphane Le Guével who is promoted to another position in the Group, to be announced at a later date.
"PSA are a progressive organisation in strategic thinking, products, services, and investments, determined to drive improving profitability, growth and customer service,” said Jones.
“This makes them well placed to both handle the challenges that our industry faces as well as capitalise on the opportunities, and I am excited by that potential and my new role within that."
PSA’s executive vice president European region Maxime Picat said: “I am delighted to welcome Alison Jones to Groupe PSA. Alison’s experience and expertise will be key as we continue the implementation of our Push to Pass strategic plan and tackle the challenges to come.
“I take this opportunity to thank warmly Stéphane for his five years’ of success at the helm of Groupe PSA in the UK.”