Stuart Foulds Named New Chairman and CEO of TrustFord Dealer Group
Ford Motor Company of Britain’s TrustFord dealer group this week announced Stuart Foulds as its new Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Foulds, former Managing Director of Evans Halshaw Ford Group, takes over for Steve Hood, who is taking on the new role of Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Service for Ford’s China-based Changan Ford joint venture. Foulds’ appointment took effect immediately on Monday.
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“I am delighted to join the TrustFord team at what is a very exciting and transformational time for the industry,” said Foulds. “TrustFord is a fantastic dealer group with a clear track record of delivering exceptional results, and I look forward to continuing the momentum set by Steve and the team.”
“We are delighted to welcome Stuart to the Ford team after a great track record of leadership within the dealer body and many years of service at Evans Halshaw, and his help and counsel on the FDC,” added Roelant de Waard, Vice President, Marketing, Sales, and Service, Ford of Europe. “We have future plans for TrustFord and are excited to see Stuart driving those forward.”
Foulds is the longest-tenured member of the Ford Dealer Council, making him a clear choice for the position atop TrustFord. In the role, he will be responsible for overseeing TrustFord’s operations across 65 dealership sites throughout the UK and Channel Islands, as well as TrustFirstParts.
Hood was announced as the VP of Marketing, Sales, and Service for Changan Ford in late June; his appointment took effect on July 1st.
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