Duncan Aldred

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Duncan Aldred
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Born 1970
Nationality British
Education Liverpool Polytechnic
Occupation Vice President, sales, Buick-GMC

Duncan Aldred (born 1970) is the U.S. Vice President of Buick-GMC sales at General Motors and former Managing Director and Chairman of Vauxhall, a subsidiary of Adam Opel AG. In January 2013, he was also appointed Acting Opel/Vauxhall Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales.[1]

Duncan was born in Bolton in 1970[2] and was first associated with Vauxhall as an undergraduate at the Ellesmere Port plant in 1990.

With Vauxhall sponsorship he graduated from Liverpool Polytechnic (Sir John Moores University) with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies in 1992. He worked in various positions in Vauxhall Sales and Marketing before his appointment as Vauxhall Retail Sales Director in February 2004.

In July 2006 he moved to Budapest as Director, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales for GM South East Europe and in April 2009, moved to Rüsselsheim, Germany to take the role of Sales Operations Director, Opel.[3] Duncan was appointed to the role of Managing Director, Vauxhall, in January 2010, but took up the new role as Vice President of Buick-GMC sales, based in Detroit, starting on 1 March 2014. His replacement, Tim Tozer, was announced in February 2014.[4]

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  1. ^ Brownsell, Alex (28 January 2013). "Opel selects Vauxhall executive to lead group marketing". Marketing. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Duncan Aldred". GM Media. Retrieved 3 April 2013. 
  3. ^ Hetzner, Christiaan (January 25, 2013), "GM's Opel sales chief goes after seven months", Reuters. 
  4. ^ Middleton, Natalie (February 19, 2014), "Vauxhall appoints new UK MD", Fleet World. 

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