Lotus is delighted to announce that Jean-Charles Lievens has joined the Cars Commercial team to develop the Lotus network in France, Italy, Spain and Portugal.
Jean-Charles brings with him 37 years of experience in the car industry and distribution having occupied senior positions at Toyota Europe and KIA Europe. His mission is to strengthen the network with qualified and professional partners in order to optimise and increase the presence of the Lotus brand in the Southern European region.
Jean Marc Gales, Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus plc said, “We are growing our dealer network throughout Asia, North America and Europe. The appointment of Jean-Charles Lievens comes at an appropriate time. We are looking to increase our presence in Southern Europe where there is a high demand for Lotus sports cars.”
Lotus Cars recently announced a 31% rise in global sports car sales for the first financial quarter of 2014, its best for 3 years, followed in July by the best month for sports car sales since March 2011 with a 65% increase compared to July 2013.