James Taylor has been appointed B2B director for Stellantis UK, effective August 25, 2021.
The experienced former fleet and sales director for Vauxhall will now be responsible for ensuring a coordinated group approach to large fleet customers. His remit covers the Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Citroën, DS Automobiles, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep, Peugeot and Vauxhall brands in the UK.
Commenting on his new appointment, James Taylor said:
“I am delighted to be heading up this new division for Stellantis in the UK. With a wide and diverse range of car and van models across our nine brands in the UK, including fully-electric and PHEV, I look forward to developing further our B2B sales to our customers bringing them efficiencies and benefits for their businesses.”
Taylor will report directly to Paul Willcox, Stellantis senior vice president and Vauxhall Motors managing director, as well as Alison Jones, who is Stellantis senior vice president and country manager UK for Alfa Romeo, Abarth, Citroën, DS Automobiles, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Jeep and Peugeot.
Paul Willcox added: “James brings a wealth of sales experience to this new role. I want to thank him warmly for his success over 22 years at Vauxhall Motors and wish him well for further achievements with this new group position.”
Taylor has been in fleet and business sales since 2005; most recently he was sales and marketing director at Vauxhall, an appointment he took up in February this year.