ALD Automotive promotes John Saffrett to COO
John Saffrett (pictured) has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer at ALD Automotive. Until now, he had been Chief Administration Officer, with responsibilities for IT support and digitisation, including the development of new solutions for fleet and mobility connectivity. In his new role, he will be responsible for the operational management at ALD International, across the company's more than 40 markets and for its more than 1,4 million vehicles.
Mr. Saffrett obtained a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Hertfordshire in 1994 and an MBA in Automotive Industry from Nottingham University Business School in 2004. He was IT director for ALD Automotive UK from 1997 to 2006, joining brokerage group Newedge – also part of the Société Générale family – for a number of executive roles before rejoining ALD Automotive in 2015 as global CAO.
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| 15/05/2017 | Frank Jacobs