6 November 2020

  • Jaguar Land Rover has strengthened its Executive Board of Management
  • Roles dedicated to Quality and Vehicle Programmes join the Board to accelerate the company’s ongoing transformation
  • Under the leadership of Jaguar Land Rover’s new CEO, Thierry Bolloré:
  • Nigel Blenkinsop is appointed Executive Director, Company Quality & Customer Satisfaction
  • Nick Collins is appointed Executive Director, Vehicle Programmes

Whitley, UK, 6th November 2020: Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed two new executive appointments increasing the breadth of the executive team under the leadership of new Jaguar Land Rover CEO, Thierry Bolloré.

I am delighted to welcome two established Jaguar Land Rover leaders to expanded roles. It is vital for our company to have an optimised executive leadership team to spearhead our recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, and, of course, play an active role in shaping the future of this great organisation.

Our united executive team has the privilege of writing the next chapter for Jaguar Land Rover and we all look forward to a bright future ahead.

Thierry Bolloré
Jaguar Land Rover CEO

Nigel Blenkinsop is immediately appointed to the position of Executive Director, Company Quality & Customer Satisfaction. Having joined Jaguar Land Rover eight years ago, Nigel’s appointment underlines the company’s ongoing commitment to its customer first approach, delivering the brand’s purpose of Creating Experiences People Love for Life.

Nick Collins has been Vehicle Line Director at Jaguar Land Rover for more than five years and is appointed to the position of Executive Director, Vehicle Programmes with immediate effect. In another new role for the Board of Management, Nick will lead a re-engineered organisation responsible for all programme developments and for overseeing the lifecycle of all Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. 

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Notes to Editors

About Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer, built around two iconic British car brands. Land Rover is the world’s leading manufacturer of premium all-wheel-drive vehicles. Jaguar is one of the world’s premier luxury marques, as well as being the first ever brand to offer a premium all-electric performance SUV, the Jaguar I-PACE.

At Jaguar Land Rover we are driven by a desire to deliver class-leading vehicles, providing experiences people love, for life. Our products are in demand around the globe and in 2019 we sold 557,706 vehicles in 127 countries.

At heart we are a British company, with two major design and engineering sites, three vehicle manufacturing facilities, an Engine Manufacturing Centre and soon to be opened Battery Assembly Centre. We also have vehicle plants in China, Brazil, India, Austria and Slovakia. Three of our seven technology hubs are in the UK – Manchester, Warwick (NAIC) and London – with additional sites in Shannon, Ireland, Portland, USA, Budapest, Hungary and Changshu, China.

We have a growing portfolio of electrified products across our model range, embracing fully electric, plug-in hybrid and mild-hybrid vehicles, as well as continuing to offer the latest diesel and petrol engines, giving our customers even more choice.

We are confident that our comprehensive strategy, exciting pipeline of market-leading vehicles and innovative approach to technology and mobility will see us continue to progress towards Destination Zero, our mission to shape future mobility with zero emissions, zero accidents and zero congestion.