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Jonathan Goodman has been appointed Executive Vice-President, Corporate Communications of PSA Peugeot Citroën effective 1 November 2012 to replace Caroline Mille-Langlois, who is retiring. He will report to Philippe Varin, Chairman of the Managing Board.
Mr Goodman, 48, holds an Honours degree in Politics from Newcastle University. He began working for the Group in 1986 when he joined the Peugeot subsidiary in the UK. He served, in particular, as UK Director of Corporate Communications and External Relations from 2005 to 2007, Managing Director of Peugeot's subsidiary in Belgium from 2007 to 2009, Managing Director of Peugeot Motor Company Limited in the UK and, since October 2011, Director of Media Relations.
Jean-Baptiste Thomas has been appointed Director of Press and Corporate Communications. He will report to Jonathan Goodman, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Communications.
Mr Thomas, 51, is a graduate of the European Business School, Paris. He began his career at Honda, spending 10 of his 12 years with the company in the United Kingdom. He was responsible, in particular, for media relations in France and, later, across Europe. Mr Thomas joined PSA Peugeot Citroën in 2000, working for the Citroën brand. He served as Managing Director of Citroën's subsidiary in Sweden from 2001 to 2006, Managing Director of Citroën's subsidiary in Russia from 2006 to 2008 and Director of Communications for the Citroën Brand from 2008 to 2012. Mr Thomas has headed the Group's Internal Communication Department since November 2010.
Virginie de Chassey has been appointed to head the Internal Communication Department. She will report to Jonathan Goodman, Executive Vice-President, Corporate Communications.
Ms de Chassey, 43, holds degrees in history and in information and communication. She began her career at Pechiney, where she served as head of the Group Brand and Image Department, head of the New Media Department and Deputy Media Relations Officer. Ms de Chassey joined PSA Peugeot Citroën in January 2004, working first as Corporate Communications Manager and then Sustainable Development Representative, from 2007 to 2010. Since October 2010, she has been in charge of the PSA Excellence System, Service Quality Management and Information Systems at the Peugeot and Citroën Parts & Services Department.