JLR has appointed Jeremy Hicks to the position of Managing Director, Jaguar Land Rover UK. This appointment brings the UK organisation in line with other global markets and brings each region under the leadership of a single, dual brand, Managing Director. Hicks will report directly to Phil Popham, Director, Group Sales Operations, Jaguar Land Rover.
Jeremy brings with him a wealth of automotive marketing and sales experience, having held a number of senior positions in the industry. He began his career with Vauxhall in the UK, performing a range of roles including Sales Operations Director and Sales and Marketing Director for Aftersales. He then spent a short period in Automotive Consultancy before joining VW Group UK, where he carried out a number of senior roles. In 2005 he took up the position of Managing Director, Audi UK from which he joins JLR.
Commenting on his appointment, Jeremy said, 'This is a fantastic opportunity to lead two iconic brands in their home market. Both Jaguar and Land Rover have their strongest ever product line up and I am very much looking forward to working with the JLR team to achieve continued success in the UK market.'