ŠKODA AUTO appoints Meredith Kelly as new Head of Global Marketing

› Meredith Kelly responsible for directing global marketing activities as of January 2022
› Many years of international experience at various companies
› Most recently responsible for Volkswagen brand’s marketing activities in South Africa

Mladá Boleslav, 17 January 2022 – ŠKODA AUTO has appointed Meredith Kelly as Head of Global Marketing as of January 2022. Kelly has many years of experience in international marketing and was most recently responsible for the Volkswagen brand’s marketing operations in South Africa.

Meredith Kelly has worked for the Volkswagen Group since October 2015 and until recently oversaw the Volkswagen brand’s marketing in South Africa. Before that, the commerce graduate with a degree in business finance worked for various international companies in the consumer goods industry. As a marketing expert, she held various management positions in South Africa and the United Kingdom and was responsible for a diverse range of product categories. She directed campaigns on markets in Africa, the Middle East and Central and Eastern Europe.

Martin Jahn, ŠKODA AUTO Board Member for Sales and Marketing, emphasises, “With her many years of international marketing experience from Unilever, Colgate Palmolive and Mondelēz as well as the Volkswagen Group, Meredith Kelly is the ideal person for the job. I am convinced that she and her team will take ŠKODA AUTO’s global marketing to the next level. I look forward to working with her and wish her every success.”

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