Most recently Tozer held the position of CEO of Autobinck Holding NV in The Hague, prior to that his roles included president and CEO of Mitsubishi Motors Europe, managing director of Mazda UK and a regional director of Inchcape Motors International.

In his new role he will report to executive vice president Opel/Vauxhall and president of General Motors Europe, Karl-Thomas Neumann, as chairman and managing director of Vauxhall Motors and to Peter Kuespert, vice-president sales & aftersales, in his sales function. Tozer will also represent Vauxhall on the Opel/Vauxhall Leadership Board in Germany. 

Karl-Thomas Neumann said: ‘Tim brings a wealth of motor industry experience to the Opel/Vauxhall organisation, a strong understanding of the sales and marketing functions and a wide knowledge of both operational and strategic aspects of the business. Vauxhall is an exceptional performer in the UK industry and we look forward to Tim building on the strong foundations already developed by Duncan Aldred and his team.’

Tozer will join the company on February 24th 2014.