Fiat Chrysler Automobiles UK (FCA UK) has appointed Ashley Andrew as its managing director, effective immediately.

Andrew has worked at a number of OEMS, including most recently as head of marketing for Skoda UK.

Before this he was head of operations at SEAT UK, and has also worked at Rolls-Royce, BMW, MINI and Ford.

He has taken over from Steve Zanlunghi, who has moved to head up FCA’s Australian operations after four year in charge of FCA UK.

Andrew said: “Steve has left the company in an excellent condition. I intend to build on the good work that the team here has done."