GAYDON, WARWICKSHIRE, UK – May 14, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Aston Martin today announces the appointment of Mark Wilson as Chief Financial Officer. Joining the business on Monday 8 June, Wilson, will report directly to Aston Martin CEO Dr Andy Palmer and take a place on the Executive Board at the company’s global HQ in Gaydon, Warwickshire.
With a strong track record of senior automotive experience already accrued with McLaren Automotive and Lotus Cars Ltd, Wilson joins the luxury British sports car maker from renewable energy insurer G-Cube Underwriting where he held the post of Chief Financial and Operating Officer.
Welcoming Wilson to the team, Dr Palmer said: “Mark joins us at what is, undeniably, an extremely exciting time for Aston Martin. We are currently implementing the largest investment plan in our history which will see a total remake of our product portfolio. By the end of the decade, not only will our current line-up have been replaced entirely, we will have added up to three extra model lines and entered new market segments.
“As our process of product renewal, segment development and market expansion continues I know we will benefit from Mark’s extensive automotive experience, his core financial management skill set centred on delivering rigorous cost control and his proven ability to work successfully with multiple investors.”
He added: “I’m very much looking forward to working with him as we activate our exciting and ambitious Second Century development plan.”