Paul Everitt To Be New SMMT Chief
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders says that Paul Everitt will be its next chief executive. He will succeed Christopher Macgowan who leaves the society at the end of December, after a nine-year term.
Everitt is director of civil air transport and communications at the Society of British Aerospace Companies, where he is responsible for environmental and safety issues, as well as leading its media team and government relations programmes. Before this, Everitt was head of communications, economics and policy at SMMT. He played a big part in launching the SMMT’s motor industry sustainability report and its annual CO2 report, plus he also took a lead on a range of high-profile policy campaigns, including the End of Life Vehicle Directive, Block Exemption and the Climate Change Levy.