Owen Gregory – CV highlights
- New fleet director, Ford of Britain
- Was European brand manager for Focus, C-MAX and Kuga from 2014
- Joined Ford as a graduate in 1999
- Positions in sales and marketing, Ford of Britain and Europe
- UK dealer and consumer marketing manager
- UK product marketing manager
- Succeeds Nick Themistocleous who retired
OWEN Gregory is Ford’s new fleet director, succeeding Nick Themistocleous, who elected to retire last month.
Owen joined Ford as a graduate in 1999 and held a variety of positions in sales and marketing, both in Ford of Britain and Ford of Europe, including UK dealer and consumer marketing manager and UK product marketing manager.
He then moved to Germany in 2014 to become European brand manager for Focus, C-MAX and Kuga.
A keen musician, Owen lives in Billericay with his wife.
Ford of Britain chairman and managing director Andy Barratt said: “Owen is ideally suited to this position and will be a great addition to our team.
“He brings a fresh perspective to the role with his extensive knowledge of our Ford dealer network and background in both Ford of Britain and Ford of Europe operations.
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“Owen will build on the excellent foundations provided by Nick as we move into the launch of the Ford Edge, our flagship SUV, the expansion of the Vignale range with S-MAX and Kuga and the continued strength of our commercial vehicles.”
For 2015, Ford was the number one manufacturer for the net fleet commercial vehicle market (excluding rental, motability, dealer demonstrators and captive units) with 61,964 sales and 26.2 per cent share, up 16,499 vehicles on 2014.
Ford also increased its net fleet car volume in 2015 to 53,073.