- Starting on July 1, 2022, Emmanuel Al Nawakil will join Alpine as Vice President, Sales and Operations.
- On the same day, David Gendry, in addition to his current responsibilities as Vice President, Alpine Communications, will add marketing activities to his portfolio and thus take on the position of Vice President, Alpine Communications and Marketing.
On 1st July 2022, Emmanuel Al Nawakil will join Alpine as Vice President, Sales and Operations. He will sit on the Management Committee and report directly to Laurent Rossi, Alpine CEO.
Emmanuel Al Nawakil was previously Director of Sales and Product Programming in India for the Volkswagen group after serving as Head of Retail in China. With nearly 20 years of international experience in the automotive industry in sales, networks, and products, Emmanuel Al Nawakil is a strong addition to the Alpine team as the brand enters a pivotal time for its sales strategy.
David Gendry, currently VP, Alpine Communications, will become Communication and Marketing Vice President, on July 1st, 2022. He will remain on the Alpine Management Committee under CEO, Laurent Rossi, and will continue to report to Christian Stein, VP Brands Communications, for all communications topics.
Cédric Journel, current VP Sales and Marketing will take on new roles within the Group.
Alpine is at a pivotal moment in its history. The brand’s roadmap, outlined during the Renaulution presentation, aims to achieve a record-breaking increase in sales, in France as well as internationally, driven by a full-fledged range of three all-electric vehicles. Emmanuel Al Nawakil and David Gendry will stand at the heart of the transformation as they take the brand to greater heights. – Laurent Rossi, Alpine CEO
Founded in 1955 by Jean Rédélé, Alpine has carved out a name for itself as a manufacturer of French sports cars. In 2018, Alpine unveiled the new A110, a sports car that showcased the brand’s timeless principles of being compact, lightweight, agile, and a pleasure to drive. In 2021, the Alpine Business Unit was created. It became the Renault Group brand for innovative, genuine, exclusive sports cars, benefiting from the long-standing heritage and know-how of its historic Dieppe plant as well as the engineering expertise of teams at Alpine Racing and Alpine Cars.