28 Jul 20

Thierry Bolloré new CEO of JLR

Thierry Bolloré (pictured) has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). The announcement was made by Mr Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata & Sons, Tata Motors and JLR. Mr Bolloré’s appointment is effective 10 September 2020.

Distantly related to the Bolloré dynasty, one of France’s most important industrial families, Mr Bolloré most recently was CEO of Groupe Renault. Previously, he held senior executive positions at Faurecia, the global automotive supplier.  

Mr Bolloré succeeds Prof Sir Ralf Speth, who will become JLR’s Non-Executive Vice Chairman.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Bolloré said: “It will be my privilege to lead this fantastic company through what continues to be the most testing time of our generation.”

Authored by: Frank Jacobs