Duncan Aldred is the U.S. Vice President of Buick-GMC sales at General Motors and former Managing Director and Chairman of Vauxhall, a subsidiary of Adam Opel AG. In January 2013, he was also appointed Acting Opel/Vauxhall Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Aftersales.
Early life and education
Duncan was born in Bolton in 1970 and was first associated with Vauxhall as an undergraduate at the Ellesmere Port plant in 1990.
With Vauxhall sponsorship he graduated from Liverpool Polytechnic (Sir John Moores University) with a BA (Hons) in Business Studies in 1992.
He worked in various positions in Vauxhall Sales and Marketing before his appointment as Vauxhall Retail Sales Director in February 2004.
In July 2006 he moved to Budapest as Director, Sales, Marketing and Aftersales for GM South East Europe and in April 2009, moved to Rüsselsheim, Germany to take the role of Sales Operations Director, Opel. Duncan was appointed to the role of Managing Director, Vauxhall, in January 2010, but took up the new role as Vice President of Buick-GMC sales, based in Detroit, starting on 1 March 2014. His replacement, Tim Tozer, was announced in February 2014.