Jean-Martin Folz to speak at SMMT Annual Dinner

07 August 2002 #SMMT News

PSA Peugeot Citroen President Jean-Martin Folz has been announced

as the guest of honour at the SMMT Centenary Annual Dinner to be held on 26

November 2002 in London.

The theme for the event, which attracts nearly 1,000 senior

industry executives, will be ‘The Challenge of Competition’, and will address

issues across the sector from the aftermarket through vehicle and component

manufacturing, international development and retail sales.

Christopher Macgowan, SMMT Chief Executive, said, ‘We are

delighted to have a global industry leader as our guest of honour at what is

one of the main events in SMMT’s centenary year. The keynote speech at this

year’s event will provide not only an overview of the challenges ahead, but

also some of the possible solutions to address them.

‘The SMMT Centenary Annual Dinner provides a unique forum

in the automotive calendar, bringing together all sectors of our industry and

offering a platform for discussion and debate as well as being the catalyst

for many business deals which are arranged at such events.’

Tickets are now available for the event which will be held

at the London Hilton on Tuesday 26 November 2002.

Notes to Editors

  1. Jean-Martin Folz has been the President of PSA Peugeot Citroen

    since 1 October 1997 and is also the current President of ACEA, the European

    Automobile Manufacturers Association.

  2. The SMMT Centenary Annual Dinner is organised by the SMMT

    to provide a forum for the full cross-section of the motor industry.

  3. For details of tickets, corporate rates and sponsorship

    opportunities please contact Natasha Colne or Richard Sargood at Flagship

    Live! On 020 7663 3822

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