New head appointed for Fiat Chrysler Autos UK

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Ashley Andrew has been appointed managing director of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK, and takes up his new role immediately.

Andrew (45) brings to the UK operation a high level of experience in sales, marketing and dealer operations. He has most recently held the role of head of marketing, Skoda UK, overseeing product, communications, digital and media.

Before that he was head of operations at SEAT UK, and has also held positions at Rolls-Royce, BMW, MINI and Ford.He holds a BA Hons in Business & Economics from University of Sheffield and an Executive MBA with Distinction, from Warwick University.

He said: “I am delighted to be joining FCA UK at this exciting time. With award-winning products such as Jeep Renegade, Fiat Tipo and Alfa Romeo Giulia to work with, I’m looking forward to the opportunities ahead and to further growing our business in the UK market.”

Andrew takes over from Steve Zanlunghi who is leaving the UK after four years in charge to head up FCA’s Australian operations.

“Steve has left the company in an excellent condition,” adds Andrew. “I intend to build on the good work that the team here has done.”

Ashley Andrew is married with two children and lists cycling, skiing and travel among his interests.