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PROF SIR RALF D SPETH KBE FREng

CEO Jaguar Land Rover

Prof Sir Ralf D Speth KBE, FREng

Chief Executive Officer, Jaguar Land Rover

Prof Sir Ralf D Speth joined Jaguar Land Rover as Chief Executive Officer on 18 February 2010.  Later that year he was appointed to the Board of Tata Motors. 

In 2016, Mr Ratan Tata appointed Prof Sir Speth to the Board of Tata Sons.

Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover, Prof Sir Speth was a Director at The Linde Group, the international industrial gases and engineering company.

Previously, he worked at BMW for 20 years before joining Ford Motor Company’s Premier Automotive Group (PAG) in 2007.

Prof Sir Speth has a Doctorate of Engineering and is a Professor of the University of Warwick.  The Royal Academy of Engineering invited Prof Sir Speth in 2014 to join its Fellowship.  In 2015, Prof Sir Speth was awarded an Honorary Knight of the British Empire.