Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has appointed Tim Tozer as president & CEO of its Amsterdam-based subsidiary Mitsubishi Motors Europe BV, effective September 1.

Tozer (44) was for a time managing director of the former independent UK Mazda distributor and held senior posts at Chrysler and Rover. He joins from Mondial Assistance (UK).

Tozer said: "I am delighted to be joining Mitsubishi Motors Europe at such an exciting stage of its development. The company has returned to profit, the strategic direction for the brand is clear and 10 cars are to be launched within the next three years, supported by a professional network of distributors and dealers."