Lynn Calder has been appointed as the brand new CEO of INEOS Automotive.

She leads the power large’s automotive start-up which lately began sequence manufacturing of the Grenadier 4X4 on the former Good manufacturing unit in Hambach, France.

Calder takes up her new position with quick impact after six years within the INEOS Group, together with a number of CEO roles. She was previously in non-public fairness.

The corporate says that Calder’s appointment completes a brand new, strengthened management workforce for INEOS Automotive marking the transition from engineering challenge to business enterprise.

Hans-Peter Pessler – previously a senior govt from Magna Steyr in Austria that manufactured the G-Wagon for Mercedes – takes up a brand new everlasting position as COO of INEOS Automotive, chargeable for all engineering and operations. Phillippe Steyer stays as President of INEOS Automotive SAS, chargeable for manufacturing, SHE (Security, Well being and Environmental administration) and provide chain.

Ashley Reed, Chairman of INEOS Automotive Restricted mentioned: “We’re within the automotive business for the lengthy haul.  The workforce has accomplished an ideal job main the engineering programme and overseeing the set-up of producing. Now, because it goes into full business mode, Lynn and Hans-Peter will take us ahead within the subsequent stage of the corporate’s growth.”

Lynn Calder mentioned: “It’s an thrilling time to be taking the reins. The workforce and the Grenadier itself have come a good distance, and but we’re nonetheless solely at first of making a worldwide automotive enterprise. I really like a problem, and with daring plans for the longer term, I’m wanting ahead to the journey forward.”