Jaguar Land Rover has announced that Thierry Bollore has been appointed CEO of the company, taking effect from early September.
“I am delighted to welcome Thierry to Jaguar Land Rover,” said Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons, Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover. “An established global business leader with a proven track record of implementing complex transformations, Thierry will bring a wealth of experience to one of the most revered positions in the industry.”
Bollore has extensive expertise in the motoring business, most recently as CEO of Groupe Renault and previously in senior positions at global automotive supplier Faurecia.
“Jaguar Land Rover is known around the world for its peerless brand heritage, exquisite design and deep engineering integrity,” said Bollore. “It will be my privilege to lead this fantastic company through what continues to be the most testing time of our generation.
“Renowned for their passion and spirit, the people of Jaguar Land Rover are the driving force behind its success. I couldn’t be more excited to join the team continuing to shape the future of this iconic company.”
As Jaguar Land Rover CEO, Bollore will succeed Professor Sir Ralf Speth, who will fill the position of Non-Executive Vice Chairman of Jaguar Land Rover.
“I want to thank Ralf for a decade of outstanding vision and leadership for Jaguar Land Rover and welcome him to his new Non-Executive position, in addition to his existing role on the board of Tata Sons,” said Chandrasekaran.