Aston Martin Lagonda appoints Board member Amedeo Felisa as CEO

– UK, Gaydon –  Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings plc (LON: AML) today announced the appointment of current Non-Executive Director Amedeo Felisa as CEO and Executive Director with immediate effect, replacing Tobias Moers who stand down from the company.

About Amedeo Felisa

A former CEO of Ferrari, he is one of the most highly regarded leaders and engineering professionals in the high-performance luxury sports car sector.

Amedeo Felisa has spent his entire career in automotive and engineering with over 26 years in leadership roles at Ferrari, including eight as CEO, guiding the Italian-based luxury automotive OEM through its turnaround and growth phase as the engineering and product-development force behind every new model.

With Aston Martin set to enter a new phase of growth and development, Amedeo Felisa will focus on delivering the Company’s continued strategic objectives, financial targets, and roadmap towards electrification. To meet these goals, Amedeo is to implement and lead a new organizational structure with a focus on broadening the technical team through the promotion of internal talent together with the added expertise of strategic external hires, identified and set to be announced in the coming weeks.

Amedeo Felisa, new CEO said: “It is very exciting for me to take on this role at Aston Martin as we embark on the Company’s next phase of growth. I have great confidence in Lawrence’s vision, and I’m grateful for his, and the Board’s, trust in my leadership. Over the past year, through my work as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Product Strategy Committee, I have come to know Aston Martin and its senior leadership team very well. I know there is an impressive pool of talent inside the Company, as well as an extraordinary technological ecosystem in the UK, made up of innovators, universities, automotive and racing specialists, with whom we want to deepen our relationships.

We have a clear objective to continue the transformation of Aston Martin into an ultra-luxury, high-performance brand and become a leader in our sector. We have a highly experienced and talented team throughout the organisation that together will enable us to achieve our goals. We have a tremendous opportunity to shape and enhance the uniqueness of Aston Martin’s future products, and to further grow our appeal with new customers by harnessing the introduction of new technologies, electrification, connectivity, and innovative materials.”

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