Jaguar Land Rover China appoints president
Previously overseas operations director at Jaguar Land Rover, Bob Grace will oversee the company’s rapidly expanding operations in China and focus on managing sales growth of the two brands.
He will be supported in his new role by Chris Brown who will move from his current role as Jaguar Land Rover China managing director to a newly created position, executive vice president, corporate affairs. Mr Brown will establish Jaguar Land Rover’s national presence in Beijing, where the company will build a new team to engage with national government, automotive industry groups and the media on the company’s behalf.
Dr Ralf Speth, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover, said: 'The expansion of our executive management team in China is further reflection of the crucial importance China plays to the company’s success and development globally. Bob Grace and Chris Brown have accomplished great things for Jaguar Land Rover and together they will manage our next phase of growth in China.'