Nick named SsangYong chief

SsangYong Motor UK has appointed Nick Laird as managing director; he has been serving as acting managing director since October.

He said, ‘We have ambitious plans for the future, so this is a genuinely exciting time for the brand in the UK. With an array of versatile and quality products on the way, I’m confident that SsangYong will grow substantially in the coming years – watch this space.’

Nick has a particular focus on technology and automotive companies.