Keith Lewis appointed as SMMT Head of Communications

25 July 2012 #SMMT News

SMMT is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Lewis as Head of Communications from 24 September 2012.

Keith has spent the last six years at Zurich Insurance, most recently as Senior Media Relations Manager. He has been leading communications activity on a range of major issues facing the company and the wider insurance industry. Prior to 2006, he held a number of positions within SMMT’s Policy and Communications teams.

Commenting on the new appointment, Chief Executive Paul Everitt said, “It’s great to welcome Keith back to SMMT. His experience in the UK business of a global company will add important experience and knowledge to the capability of our media and broader communications operation. Keith will continue our work to raise awareness of the importance of the UK automotive sector in rebalancing the economy and securing business opportunities. This is an exciting time for the sector and SMMT is looking to play an important role in attracting new investment and driving forward the ultra low carbon vehicle agenda.

“Keith will be an important part of the SMMT’s senior management team and will contribute to the further development of the organisation as it strives to represent and support the development of the UK motor industry’.

From 24 September, the Communications team line-up will be:


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