Jean-Matthieu is an HEC graduate. Before taking over as head of RAC France in 2001, he spent the first part of his career with financial institutions specialising in automotive credit.
He began his career with SOVAC, became Director General of CAVIA, created ROMACRÉDIT in Italy, and then GEFISERVICE in France with GE Capital (now GE Money Bank). From 1999 to 2001, he was Marketing Manager at Cetelem. He became CEO of RAC France at the end of 2001.
CEO - Northern Europe
Martin has worked within the automotive and financial services sectors for nearly 30 years, with extensive experience implementing and overseeing international transactions with many global brands.
Most of Martin’s roles have been at the executive board level. From an automotive perspective, this includes the Sales & Marketing Director of OASIS Global Systems Ltd., the Business Services Director of RAC, where he had overall responsibility for their B2B division, and the Chief Commercial Officer for Alphabet GB (part of BMW Group AG), with overall responsibility for strategy, marketing, and sales. Other Executive Board roles include Partnerships Director for AON plc and Business Development Director for National Express plc.
Retail Sales & Customer Services Director
Andrew has worked in the Automotive Industry for 30 years. He’s worked for Ford, FCA, Hyundai and Ora Brands across Sales and Marketing functions. He’s also worked across many commercial areas such as Commercial Vehicles, Fleet and Retail leading large teams and business improvement.
With a background in engineering and vast experience of people management, robust training and pioneering digital solutions from his 24 years with Opteven France, Madjid joined the UK team in Thame in 2022, at a time when the business was driving forward with its ambitious digital transformation strategy.
During his two decades with Opteven France, Madjid’s key achievements included managing a vast network (including breakdown assistance, car hire and taxis) as well as developing a pioneering geolocation mobile app designed to augment customer experience and digitalise the process for the award-winning car breakdown services.