TrustFord, Ford of Britain’s dealer group, has appointed Stuart Foulds as chairman and chief executive officer, replacing Steve Hood.
Hood, who served as chairman and chief executive officer since September 2014 has been appointed vice president of marketing sales and service at Changan Ford, China.
Prior to joining TrustFord, Foulds served as managing director of Evans Halshaw Ford Group. In this role, Foulds will be responsible for TrustFord’s dealer sites across the UK and Channel Islands, and includes TrustFirst Parts. Foulds is also the longest-serving member of the Ford Dealer Council.
Foulds said: “I am delighted to join the TrustFord team at what is a very exciting and transformational time for the industry.
“TrustFord is a fantastic dealer group with a clear track record of delivering exceptional results, and I look forward to continuing the momentum set by Steve and the team.”
Roelant de Waard, vice-president marketing sales and service, Ford of Europe, said: “We are delighted to welcome Stuart to the Ford team after a great track record of leadership within the dealer body and many years of service at Evans Halshaw, and his help and counsel on the FDC. We have future plans for TrustFord and are excited to see Stuart driving those forward.”