July 14, 2024

Stellantis & You, Sales and Services Announces Appointment of New UK CEO

Stellantis & You, the commercial name of Stellantis’ retail division for Europe and Morocco, has appointed Richard Garbutt as the new CEO for the UK market.

Garbutt will succeed Angela Shepherd, who is departing the company for a new opportunity.

Following his successful tenure as sales director since 2016, Garbutt has been promoted to oversee new, used, and fleet operations.

With over thirty years of experience in the automotive sector, Garbutt has been instrumental in expanding and digitalizing the group’s retail systems.

Expressing his excitement about the appointment, Garbutt stated, “I am thrilled to take on this role. Being part of the Group for nearly two decades, I have witnessed the evolution of the Group, our teams, and our people, and I am dedicated to their success.”

He added, “We are aware of the challenges in such a dynamic market, but more importantly, the opportunities. I am looking forward to collaborating with the entire team to achieve success together.”

Stellantis & You UK has recently inaugurated new Fiat and Abarth locations in West London and a Vauxhall site in Selly Oak, Birmingham.

The company is also gearing up to launch a showroom featuring six brands in Bristol this summer, introducing Alfa Romeo and Jeep to the UK portfolio.

Furthermore, Stellantis & You UK, marking one year since rebranding, operates 24 Peugeot, five DS, 17 Citroën, three Fiat, five Vauxhall, and three Abarth new car franchise retailers.

It also manages seven Distrigo Hubs across 34 locations in the UK.

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