LINDA JACKSON AWARDED « MANBEST 2018 » BY THE AUTOBEST JURY
Linda Jackson, Citroën CEO, is named MANBEST (MANager BEST) of the year 2018 by the European Jury Autobest.
« It is an absolute honour to receive this prestigious award. I am very proud and I must accept the award not just for myself but also for my fantastic team. In the past 4 years, we have repositioned the brand around customer expectations and renewed our range in less than 2 years ».
Linda Jackson, aged 59, holds an MBA from the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom. She started her career in the automotive industry in 1977 at MG Rover Europe, where she held various positions, in particular Managing Director for France from 2000 to 2003. She joined Citroën in 2005, first as Finance Director of CITROËN UK, and then of Citroën France, from 2009 to 2010. She was appointed CEO of Citroën UK and Ireland in July 2010. From 1st June 2014, Linda Jackson is CEO of the Citroën brand.
This award follows the « Great British Woman » award, which Linda accepted in June 2018 from the British magazine Autocar.
In the 1st semester of 2018, Citroën shows a growth of its sales worldwide by 9%, as well as a sales record in Europe for 7 years and a surge in China by 50%.
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