Sir Ralf Speth is a leading figure in the automotive industry, starting his career at BMW where he spent 20 years. After a stint as CEO at Linde, a multi-billion dollar chemical company, he became Director of Production, Quality and Product Planning at Ford Motor Company, before becoming CEO of Jaguar Land Rover in 2010. His tenure has seen an increase in the workforce by 17,000 and established JLR as the biggest R&D investor in the UK. He is an honorary professor at Warwick University and was knighted in 2015 for services to the automotive industry.

From Issue: Special Issue: Technology In Forecasting & Planning
(Winter 2019-2020)

C-LEVEL SPOTLIGHT: IBF Talks To CEO of Jaguar Land Rover, Sir Ralf Speth