Renault Trucks UK & Ireland has further strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of James Charnock to the role of Commercial Trucks & Services Director, reporting directly to Managing Director, Carlos Rodrigues.

In his new role, effective from Thursday 1st November, James is responsible for driving growth across the company’s product portfolio of new trucks, LCVs and transport services.

James previously held the role of Used Truck Director, Volvo Group, driving a strong used truck business across both Renault Trucks and Volvo Trucks brands. As well as extensive knowledge of the business, James brings wide-ranging experience across the automotive sector gained in roles including Fleet Parts Sales Director at DAF Trucks, as well as positions at Lex Auto Logistics and TRW.

Carlos Rodrigues says: “I am delighted to welcome James to the Renault Trucks executive team. His skills, experience and track record speak for themselves, whilst his drive, enthusiasm and inclusive approach will invigorate and accelerate our growth in the UK & Ireland.”

Commenting on his appointment, James Charnock says: “This is such an exciting time to be joining Renault Trucks. I am looking forward to working with the team to take the brand to the next level, building on its strong reputation for delivering efficient, reliable and cost-effective solutions for our growing customer base to achieve our ambitious sales targets.”