13 March 2014

New boss for BMW Group Ireland

Paulo Alves has been appointed Managing Director of BMW Group Ireland effective from 1 May 2014.

He succeeds John Ives who will take over the role of General Manager, BMW Group Academy UK, which is located in Berkshire.

Paulo is a Chartered Engineer and joined the BMW Group in 1997. He spent the first 10 years in engineering delivering projects including Range Rover, MINI Hatch and MINI Convertible. He joined BMW UK in May 2007. His current role in BMW Marketing as General Manager, Marketing Communications, in August 2010.

Paulo Alves says he is looking forward to working with the BMW and MINI dealer network to continue to grow their success story here.