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New communications director for Vauxhall

The new Communications Director of Vauxhall is Jeremy Townsend, who joins the brand as former Communications Director Denis Chick retires
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Jeremy Townsend: appointed Communications Director for Vauxhall Motors


5 June 2018

THERE is a new Communications Director for Vauxhall: Jeremy Townsend.

Jeremy joins Vauxhall from Groupe Renault where he was also Communications Director, having previously held senior positions in its sales and marketing teams.

Jeremy said: “I am delighted to join Vauxhall.  It is an exciting time to be with the brand and I look forward to playing my part in the implementation of the new strategic plan, PACE!’

Jeremy replaces Denis Chick who retired at the end of May, following 53 years working in the British motor industry. Joining The Rover Company as an engineering apprentice, Denis moved through a number of roles in BL/Rover, entering the world of PR in 1994. He joined GM in 2002, taking up the role of Communications Director for Vauxhall in 2008.

Stephen Norman, Managing Director, Vauxhall said:

“We welcome Jeremy at an exciting time in the evolution of the Vauxhall brand. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Denis for his significant contribution to Vauxhall Motors as well as to the wider automotive industry in the UK.”

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Matt Morton

Matt Morton

Matt Morton is an automotive content writer for Business Car Manager

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