Renault announces new director for Commercial Operations
Mr Plummer will take over sole responsibility for Renault’s UK sales network and franchising operations. He will also sit on the Board of Directors at Renault UK headed by managing director, Thierry Sybord.
For the past four years, Mr Plummer was managing director of Renault Retail Group (RRG). Prior to this role, he also held the positions of general manager, regional general manager and divisional director in RRG. He has also worked at Renault SA in Paris with international roles covering marketing, after-sales and e-commerce.
Commenting on his new role, Mr Plummer said: 'I am delighted to be joining Renault UK. My experience as a retailer with RRG has proved invaluable and I now look forward to working with the whole Renault network, particularly at such an exciting time with the youngest product range in the market and as we approach the launch of the ZE electric vehicle range.'
He will continue as managing director for RRG until 1 September when his successor will be announced.
Mr Plummer replaces Len Curran who has been promoted to vice president, sales and marketing for India, one of Renault's strategic markets. Commenting on his replacement, Mr Curran said: 'The last four years in the UK have been very rewarding as we successfully steered the brand and the network through a very challenging period in the history of our industry. Ian Plummer is the ideal replacement to manage the next phase of Renault's development in the UK and I wish him every success.'For more of the latest industry news, click here.