New appointment underpins JLR growth

Jaguar Land Rover has appointed Rachael Thompson as sales director.

Rachael steps up from her previous role as national sales manager for Jaguar UK and will take responsibility for sales operations and planning

Jeremy Hicks, Jaguar Land Rover UK managing director, said, ‘With Jaguar Land Rover UK now in the middle of its sixth year of consecutive record sales growth, major new products on the way and massive investment into the retailer network, our sales operations are absolutely crucial. Rachael has consistently proven her ability to manage Jaguar UK’s national sales operations, and we’re now excited to have her – and her two decades’ experience – working across both Jaguar and Land Rover brands in the largest global market, here in the UK.’

Rachael has also worked at Audi, Volkswagen and Ford.

She said, ‘I’m delighted to be part of Jaguar Land Rover’s journey and working with the talented team we have here. We have lots of exciting new vehicles coming and a committed network of retailers, all the ingredients are in place to carry on the success we’ve been enjoying in recent years.’