MAHWAH, N.J., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kim McCullough has been appointed to the position of Brand Vice President, Land Rover North America, effective today. McCullough will report to Gary Temple, President, Jaguar Land Rover North America, and will be responsible for marketing communications and product planning for Land Rover in the United States.
"Kim McCullough is a strong addition to the Land Rover leadership team in North America," said Gary Temple, President Jaguar Land Rover North America. "Kim brings with her an extensive and diverse range of marketing experience, including in the luxury arena, gained working both with OEM's and Agencies in the U.S."
Before joining Jaguar Land Rover North America, McCullough was Assistant General Manager, Lexus Western Area. Prior to that, McCullough has held multiple senior marketing positions at both Nissan and Toyota, including leading Consumer Communications for the entire Toyota division. From 1997 to 2001 McCullough worked in marketing at Land Rover North America.
About Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Jaguar Land Rover is a business built around two great British car brands that design, engineer and manufacture in the UK. Jaguar Cars Limited, founded in 1922, is one of the world's premier manufacturers of luxury sedans and sports cars. Since 1948 Land Rover has been manufacturing authentic 4x4s that define 'breadth of capability' in their segments. The Jaguar XF, XJ and XK models are manufactured at the company's Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham. The Land Rover LR2 (Freelander 2) is manufactured at the Halewood plant in Liverpool while Land Rover's Defender, LR4 (Discovery 4), Range Rover Sport and Range Rover models are all built at the Solihull plant. The Jaguar Land Rover business employs some 16,000 people, predominately in the UK, including some 3,500 engineers at two product development centers in Whitley, Coventry and Gaydon, Warwickshire. The business is a major wealth generator for the UK with 78 percent of Land Rovers exported to 169 countries and 70 percent of Jaguars exported to 63 countries, with sales to customers conducted principally through franchised dealers and importers.
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