Calum MacRae, once head of PwC Autofacts, has joined just-auto to head up the development of its rapidly evolving QUBE automotive intelligence service.

Calum is responsible for growing just-auto's highly successful QUBE platform and will directly manage its team of experienced analysts working alongside just-auto's Director of Automotive Services, Dave Leggett.

Commenting on the appointment, Richard Jackson, CEO said: “Since launching in 2011 the QUBE automotive service has set the standard for online real-time automotive intelligence. As more OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers have come on board, we've expanded our coverage and analyst base. We're now at a crucial development stage requiring a skilled product manager with excellent industry knowledge and pedigree. Calum fits that requirement perfectly.”

Calum brings more than 20 years’ experience of forecasting, analysing and preparing strategies in the automotive sector. In 16 years at PwC Autofacts, Calum latterly led the business unit, managing analysts across Europe, Asia and the Americas.

At PwC Calum managed and created thought leadership covering various issues affecting the automotive value chain, through PwC Autofact's Automotive Review, Analyst Briefings and numerous Autofacts Analyst Notes. He also carried out automotive projects supporting PwC’s wider automotive practice.

Director of Product Development & Licensing, Andrew Leighton: “With a hard-to-find mix of automotive sector and product development expertise, Calum will be a key member of the QUBE-auto development team. His appointment is essential to managing further progress of the platform.”

Most recently Calum worked in the strategy unit of Jaguar Land Rover supporting powertrain strategies across the OEM. 

just-auto’s Director of Automotive Services, Dave Leggett: “Calum’s global automotive experience, combined with this new role, are integral to the management of our ever-expanding base of analysts, while also enhancing our ability to meet the growing needs of our OEM and Tier-1 supplier customers.”

About QUBE

Since setting the standard for online automotive intelligence in 2011, QUBE by just-auto has rapidly expanded, establishing itself as a popular service within OEMs and Tier-1 suppliers. Updated daily and covering 43 separate component and technology sectors, the platform uses the latest technology to provide comprehensive coverage of the global automotive supply base. The service is backed up by a team of highly experienced automotive analysts and consultants, working with the globally respected just-auto editorial team. For further details and to request a free trial please visit www.just-auto.com/QUBE.

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