Mr Lacombe, aged 33 is Swiss and French, and brings with him a decade of experience in the OEM, supplier and automotive aftermarket industries.
Mazda’s European fleet organisation has announced that Gregoire Lacombe has been appointed as Manager Residual Value, TCO & Remarketing, replacing Nicola Murphy, who will return to Mazda Motor UK.
Mr Lacombe, aged 33 is Swiss and French, and brings with him a decade of experience in the OEM, supplier and automotive aftermarket industries. Recent positions held include Mazda's Business Manager for South West Europe and Business Strategy Financial Analyst. Before which, he was Financial Controller for a leading automotive supplier's German and French organisations.
Gregoire has obtained two Master's Degrees in Mechanical Engineering and in "Strategy and International Business Management".
"Gregoire Lacombe will play an important role in optimising the residual value of our vehicle line-up," said Christian Blank, Director of European Fleet Operations at Mazda Motor Europe. "A focus on managing residual value will make our current line-up - one of Europe's best at combining high design appeal, low consumption and emissions with sporty driving fun - very attractive to blue-chip fleet customers. And the future looks even more promising with the world premiere of the Mazda CX-5 at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show. This compact crossover SUV promises to be especially attractive to fleet customers, with a full-slate of fuel efficient SKYACTIV Technologies packaged in an all-new design language called KODO - Soul of Motion."Published 22 July 2011