Auto Europe has today announced the appointment of Niall McDevitt as new European CEO, to further develop the company’s rapid growth in the UK.
Niall joined Auto Europe in 2002, bringing with him 14 years of experience in the travel and transport industry. As joint Managing Director of Auto Europe Germany, he has been responsible for all central European markets, and is also on the Board of Destination Auto Europe Ireland Ltd, and Auto Europe South Africa.
Commenting on his appointment, Niall said: “In the last six years, I have watched the UK division of Auto Europe go from strength to strength, with an excellent team that has defied the current economic environment to ensure continued growth and improvement of services. I am proud to now be a part of it and will look forward to seeing the company build on these successes.”
Auto Europe’s Commercial Director for the UK and Ireland, Peter McAree, added; “We are delighted to welcome Niall as our new European CEO. With 20 years of industry experience and a proven track record of great results within our company, we’re confident that his skills and knowledge of UK and Irish travel markets will help to steer the business toward an even brighter future.”
Niall’s career began at Air Europe in 1988. Since then he has worked for German airlines Eurowings Luftverkehrs AG and Fly FTI, as well as holding a position as Finance Director for one of Germany’s biggest tour operators, Frosch Touristik Group.