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SMMT names new president – Simply Auto – Auto Information by Automobilnews.eu

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SMMT names new president – Simply Auto


The Society of Motor Producers and Merchants (SMMT) named Alison Jones as president from 1 January 2022.

She is the Stellantis UK nation supervisor and can also be at the moment SMMT vp.

She is going to change George Gillespie, the Horiba Mira chairman and also will be SMMT’s first feminine president.


Gillespie is finishing a rare three-year tenure, the conventional two-year time period having been prolonged amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Jones mentioned: “2021 has continued to be difficult and demonstrates why it’s key we have now a robust commerce physique similar to SMMT to signify and drive progress for us all, advancing our pursuits with governments and organisations.”

Earlier than her present Stellantis submit, Jones was Group managing director UK and a PSA group SVP from February 2019, having joined from Volkswagen the place she was managing director of VW Passenger Vehicles. She beforehand held senior administration positions throughout the VW group.

Alison can also be a VP the Institute of Buyer Service, a task she has held since 2013, representing automotive.

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SMMT names new president – Simply Auto – Auto Information by Automobilnews.eu
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