Jolyon Nash appointed Marketing &
Sales director at Rolls Royce
Jolyon Nash has been appointed as successor to Graeme Grieve in the
position of Director of Sales and Marketing for Rolls-Royce Motor Cars.
Nash was schooled in Newent, Gloucestershire and obtained his BA (Hons)
Business Studies degree from Greenwich University in the UK. He worked
in a range of sales and marketing positions at two of South Africa’s
larger corporations, Liberty Life and South African Breweries, before
entering the motor industry. Significantly, Nash spent five years as an
auto dealer in Herefordshire before returning to South Africa in 1995 to
join the BMW Group. As a Dealer Principal he worked on both the Sales
and Aftersales sides of the business gaining valuable insights and
experience along the way.
He served in a number of positions at BMW including that of General
Manager, BMW Sales and Marketing. In 2001 Nash joined Volkswagen of
South Africa as Sales and Marketing Director, responsible for the
Volkswagen and Audi brands. He subsequently joined McCarthy Limited, one
of South Africa’s largest Motor Groups, in 2005 as Executive Director
with responsibility for McCarthy’s Vehicle Import and Distribution
business, Yamaha Distributors and McCarthy Financial Services.
Jolyon is married to Mari and has two children from a previous marriage,
Alexander, 19 and Charlotte, 17. His interests include reading, mountain
biking, and cars, in particular British sports cars.
(July 14, 09)