Peter Fleet, Chairman, Retail Automotive Alliance

Peter Fleet is appointed Chairman of the Retail Automotive Alliance Limited (RAA) effective immediately. He replaces Paul Knight who has elected to retire.

Peter Fleet is a former Group Vice President of the Ford Motor Company, most recently serving as President of Ford Asia Pacific where he led all of Ford’s businesses and partnerships across China, India, South-East Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

“I am delighted to welcome Peter to the Retail Automotive Alliance. Peter brings a wealth of talent from a thirty-year global career with Ford. I know that he has what it takes to lead the RAA as we look to grow substantially and elevate the level of services provided to all of our shareholders.”

Brian Gilda, Chairman and Managing Director, Peoples

“We thank Paul for his many years of service to the RAA, whose leadership and guidance has helped us grow into the 5th largest dealer group in the UK. We wish Paul a healthy and happy retirement.”

Peter Vosper, Chairman, Vospers

“The RAA is a formidable joint venture by twenty-seven independent motor dealer businesses with a combined UK turnover of more than £3 billion. Since 2005 it has grown in scale, scope and ambition. I look forward to working with the Board and executive team to strengthen our core proposition and find new ways to leverage our scale, professionalism and UK-wide geographic coverage to add value to our shareholders.”

Peter Fleet, Chairman, Retail Automotive Alliance