UK – The company has announced three senior appointments subsequent to the arrival of Andy Barratt as chairman and managing director, Ford of Britain, on July 1. Barratt replaced Mark Ovenden, who became president and CEO of Ford Sollers, Ford’s joint venture with JSC Sollers in Russia.
Kevin Griffin steps into the role vacated by Barratt: director of sales, Ford of Britain. He is currently regional director sales operations, Ford of Europe, and was previously director fleet operations, Ford of Britain.
Lisa Brankin moves from her position as head of dealer operations to become director marketing, Ford of Britain, as a replacement for Anthony Ireson, who has been appointed director marketing communications, Ford of Europe. Brankin’s role will be filled by Paul Singleton, now manager order fulfilment, Ford of Europe.
The appointments are effective from August 1, 2015.