Currently reading: Vincent Cobee steps down as Citroen CEO
French firm's charismatic leader leaves to pursue "personal projects"; Stellantis sales boss steps in

Citroën boss Vincent Cobée has left the firm to “pursue personal projects” just over three years since he was appointed.

Thierry Koskas, sales and marketing chief of Citroën parent company Stellantis, has been appointed as head of the French brand as it prepares to launch a range of accessible EVs taking their lead from the recently revealed Oli concept - which Cobée allowed Autocar to drive exclusively earlier this month. 

Citroen Oli concept car first drive

Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares said: “I have full confidence in Thierry Koskas to carry out these strategic and valuable missions for our company so that Stellantis can lead the way the market moves while developing the iconic Citroën brand.

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