DETROIT, Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global automotive retail consulting firm Urban Science today announced the promotion of Jesus Tapia to managing director of its Mexico City office. Tapia will assume the responsibility for all sales, marketing, client services, personnel, finance, and customer satisfaction pursuits in Mexico. He succeeds Ramon Motilla, who has been named to the new position of regional client director for South America.
"The focus on the Mexican market has moved from identifying the best number of dealer sites and locations, to ensuring dealers are maximizing their profitability and following OEM standards," said Jim Anderson, CEO of Urban Science. "Jesus' success in Spain demonstrates his ability to meet and exceed our customers demands. The expertise Jesus possesses will serve him well to continue expanding both client business and staff career growth opportunities in the Mexico City office."
The Mexico City office was founded in 1995 and has grown from one employee to more than 40. Urban Science serves a total of 36 automotive brands in Mexico.
Tapia has been with Urban Science for 12 years. He is relocating to Mexico from Madrid, Spain, where he most recently served as the regional account executive for Toyota Europe and was instrumental in delivering best practice solutions to Toyota throughout Europe. In addition to his service in Spain, Tapia spent two years at Urban Science's Long Beach, Calif., office.
About Urban Science
Founded in 1977, Urban Science is a global automotive retail consulting firm that combines science with marketing to give companies the competitive edge they need to increase their market share and profitability in the most effective and efficient manner. With headquarters in Detroit, Urban Science serves its global clientele from offices in the United States, Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, France, Australia, China, Mexico, Japan, India and Russia. www.urbanscience.com
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