Rolls-Royce North America Inc. has named Peter Miles as president effective July 1.
Miles, 44, will replace James G. Selwa, 53, who is leaving to run Fiat Auto's Maserati and Alfa Romeo brands in North America. Selwa becomes president of Maserati North America effective July 1.
Miles is the western regional manager of Rolls-Royce, a post he's held since joining the luxury carmaker in September 2002. He previously held senior management positions at Ford's Premier Automotive Group. Miles was born in England and came to the United States in 1996.
Selwa will stay at Rolls-Royce through the month to work with Miles. "We have worked together for many years and he (Miles) certainly knows the dealers and has first-hand experience in the largest market - Southern California."
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