Aston Martin announces management change

GAYDON, WARWICKSHIRE, UK – February 2, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Aston Martin Holdings (UK) Limited is today announcing that experienced finance professional, Vikram Bhatia, will assume the responsibilities of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with immediate effect, reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Dr Andy Palmer. Bhatia trained with Deloitte and has more than 30 years’ experience, spanning blue chip and private equity organisations.

Dr Palmer said: “I’m pleased to confirm that Vikram will join Aston Martin as CFO at this important time. Vikram inherits an experienced and professional financial team that, together, will contribute to the transformational management group I’m building to tackle the most ambitious investment period in our 102-year history.”

Former CFO, Hanno Kirner, has left the company to assume a position at a British plc outside the automotive industry. Palmer added: “We thank Hanno for his valuable contribution to Aston Martin and wish him well in his new challenge.”

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