Bowden assumes new role

Matthew Bowden will take over as director of Škoda UK from February next year.

He will replace Rod McLeod, who becomes director of Volkswagen UK.

Bowden returns to Volkswagen Group UK after three years as vice president, sales at FAW-VW in Changchun, China.

He said: “I’m excited to be joining Škoda at such a pivotal time in the brand’s history. I am really looking forward to working with the UK team and all of our dealer partners to continue the momentum.”