DS Automobiles appoints Rob Thomas

DS Automobiles has announced the appointment of Rob Thomas to a new position as its UK sales director.

This is a new senior DS position in the UK and is timely, as it comes as DS Automobiles expands its presence with the launch of a new second-generation product range, an expanding DS dealer network and a new customer experience programme.

Rob was previously sales director at Banque PSA finance, and starts the new role in August located at the UK headquarters at Pinley House in Coventry.

Rob is 43 years old and married with one son. He started his career as a trainee sales executive in 1997 and enjoyed a varied career in motor retail before joining Groupe PSA in 2008. Previous roles at Groupe PSA included used vehicle operations manager for Robins and Day, and head of regional operations for Citroёn UK before moving to PSA Finance.

Commenting on his appointment, Rob said, ‘I’m thrilled to be joining DS Automobiles at this pivotal moment…I’m really looking forward to being part of the brand’s continued development and future success.’