Hyundai Motor UK has appointed Ashley Andrew as sales director.
Andrew’s career spans 20 years and includes senior positions across multiple carmakers. He has moved from Fiat Chrysler UK & Ireland, where he was succeeded as managing director by Arnauld Leclerc after a year and a half.
Before that, he was head of operations and marketing at Seat/Skoda within the VW group, and also held positions at the BMW group and Ford.
Andrew said: “I’m thrilled to join Hyundai and I’m looking forward to building on the brand’s success in the UK. We have innovative design, new engine technologies and a range of new and exciting products, so I am confident we will continue to drive the brand forward.”
Tony Whitehorn, president and chief executive officer of Hyundai Motor UK, said: “Ashley Andrew’s appointment comes at a crucial time for Hyundai UK. The brand is not only bucking the industry trend by registering growth in what is a very a challenging market, but we are also continuing to invest in desirable and relevant new models and technologies. Andrew brings extensive automotive experience, and we are certain that he will help to further strengthen our position in the marketplace.”