Continuing the roundabout of senior executive changes at Stellantis brands in the U.K. is the appointment of Jules Tilstone as managing director of Jeep UK, effective immediately.
Tilstone has significant experience within Stellantis, having headed up DS Automobiles UK as managing director. Previous experience includes international head of marketing for DS Automobiles before moving on to become European commercial director.
“It is a great privilege to take on the role of managing director for Jeep, a brand I have much admired over the years and has an exciting future ahead with an array of new products – our first new all-electric product, Avenger, has just been awarded the European Car of The Year trophy, which is a remarkable achievement and testament to the Jeep team,” commented Tilstone.
Tilstone will report to Paul Willcox, group managing director, Stellantis UK, who said: “Jules Tilstone has the exciting task of leading the U.K. business as it creates and prepares for its next milestone – the electric Jeep company.”
Other senior management changes include the appointment of Nicola Austen as marketing director and Christian Theobald as regional operations & Jeep sales director.