Whitley, July 28 -- : Ex-Renault CEO Thierry Bollore has been announced as the new Chief Executive Officer of Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), replacing Ralf Speth.

Bollore brings 30 years of experience with him to the UK's largest carmaker, succeeding Speth who will take up the non-executive vice-chairman role of JLR.

"I am delighted to welcome Bollore to JLR," said Tata Sons Chairman Natarajan Chandrasekaran.

"An established global business leader with a proven track record of implementing complex transformations, Thierry will bring a wealth of experience to one of the most revered positions in the industry," he said in a statement.

The Frenchman will assume his new role on September 10 following his dismissal from Groupe Renault's board of d...