Jean-Marc Gales

Lotus CEO leans towards SUV launch as sales pick up

2:53 pm U.S. ET | March 5, 2015

Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales, focused on the British sports car maker's survival, says the next all-new Lotus vehicle is likely to be a crossover SUV....
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Lotus boss will add dealers, cut costs to return struggling brand to profit

Nov. 6, 2014 06:01 CET

New Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales has launched a cost-cutting plan at the money-losing automaker that will include axing over a quarter of employees. The former No. 2 at PSA says his next task is to add more dealers....
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Check out the ANE e-magazine for November

Nov. 3, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why megaplatforms are a must-have for any automaker with global ambitions....
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Lotus to add dealers, cut costs to find profitability

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 3, 2014

Jean-Marc Gales, the former No. 2 at PSA Peugeot Citroen who took over in May as CEO of Group Lotus, faces major challenges at the struggling British sports car maker....
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ANE's November e-magazine goes live Monday

Oct. 31, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Nov. 3. This month's edition looks at why megaplatforms are a must-have for any automaker with global ambitions....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles

2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to stand in the spotlight at the Paris auto show this week....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

BLOG: Tavares, Palmer, Gales ready to shine in new CEO roles

2:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

A year ago Carlos Tavares was unemployed, Andy Palmer was Nissan's planning chief and Jean-Marc Gales was leading supplier group CLEPA. All three are now CEOs ready to stand in the spotlight at the Paris auto show this week....
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Lotus CEO 'confident' he can return brand to profit

Sept. 23, 2014 06:01 CET

New Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales says he's “confident” he can make the money-losing brand profitable again by cutting jobs, adding dealers and boosting the sports car maker's lineup....
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NICK GIBBS

BLOG: Lotus' timeless 'tub'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2014

New Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales sees no reason to change the British sport car maker's timeless bonded aluminum “tub" because he says it remains a benchmark for vehicle dynamics and fuel efficiency....
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CLEPA names new CEO

July 18, 2014 06:01 CET

Veteran supplier executive Paul Schockmel is the new CEO of Europe's partmakers association, CLEPA. He succeeds Jean-Marc Gales who is now CEO of sports car maker Lotus....
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New Lotus CEO is industry veteran Gales

May 2, 2014 11:53 CET

Industry veteran Jean-Marc Gales is the new CEO of Lotus. Gales, 51, has held high-level jobs with Daimler, BMW, VW, PSA and Opel and is tasked with leading the sports-car maker's turnaround....
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CLEPA CEO Gales steps down

April 30, 2014 13:43 CET

Industry veteran Jean-Marc Gales has stepped down as CEO of the European supplier group CLEPA. Before joining CLEPA, Gales, 51, was head of brands at PSA and had held high-level jobs with Mercedes, VW, BMW and Opel....
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