A VW ex will lead Jeep and Alfa Romeo in SpainAutomotive News
Victor Sarasola, until 1 September sales director of VW Cars in Spain, will replace Javier Marijuan, who has been unlinked from FCA
Víctor Sarasola, who until last September 1 was Director of Sales of Volkswagen Turismos in Spain, is the new responsible for the brands Jeep and Alfa Romeo, integrated within FCA, instead of Javier Marijuan. This is responsible for Spain Motor Village, the first dealer of FCA brands in Spain (with headquarters in Madrid, Seville and Valencia).
Sarasola, who voluntarily left the German group, held his previous position since April 2014. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Barcelona and began his professional career as product manager at Honda, to subsequently join the PwC as a consultant. In 2002, he joined Volkswagen-Audi Spain as Product Manager for Skoda. In the Czech brand, he had held different positions, until reaching the direction of Marketing in 2009.
Javier Marijuan has a degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Deusto and has been in charge of the Jeep, Alfa Romeo and Lancia brands since March 2011. Previously, he had been the CEO of the FCA Group – between April 2010 and February 2011, when he was replaced by Mauricio Zuares-, and CEO and director of Chrysler Spain, between 2007 and 2011.
EL MUNDO – Sep 5 2017