SAN DIEGO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Ricardo, an environmental, engineering and strategy consulting firm with offices in more than 20 countries, has announced that Marques McCammon is the new global managing director for the company, Automotive & Industrial.
McCammon, who became president of Ricardo North America in October 2019, will now oversee the evolution of the company’s global automotive and industrial activities, establishing a unified global presence with strong services and representation delivered locally.
Dave Shemmans, CEO of Ricardo plc, said: âI am delighted that Marques has agreed to lead this newly reinvigorated global division, which will facilitate an even closer collaboration between our automotive and industrial teams located around the world to serve our customer base. global. With a highly experienced and respected automotive industry professional as Marques at the helm, we seek to achieve long-term sustainable growth and profitability by ensuring we stay closer to our customers and better understand their changing demands on all of us. our markets. We can truly be global leaders in the future of sustainable mobility.
McCammon has spent over 25 years in the transportation industry, specializing in general management, product development, manufacturing, software-based automotive product advancement, and business and strategic leadership. Trained at North Carolina A&T State University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn, he first worked in powertrain development with the former Chrysler Corporation and then helped launch the SRT performance brand of the company after the Daimler-Chrysler merger. He went on to join companies such as ASC, Saleen and the electric car start-up Aptera, before joining Wind River, an Intel subsidiary, where, as general manager and vice president, he led the development of Global software systems products, strategy, marketing and engineering services for automated vehicles.
For nearly two years, McCammon led Ricardo’s operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, focusing on sustainable mobility solutions to balance customers’ short-term internal combustion needs with the demands of electrification and long-term autonomy.
âThe industry is evolving like never before, and we support our customers with a more unified value proposition globally: from ideation to policy / strategy to product development,â said McCammon. âOur customers can trust Ricardo Automotive and Industrial to design and develop the next wave of cleaner mobility and propulsion technologies. ”
Ricardo plc is a world-class environmental, engineering and strategy consulting firm listed on the London Stock Exchange. With over 100 years of engineering excellence, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering cutting-edge and innovative cross-industry sustainable products and solutions, helping our global customers increase efficiency, achieve growth and create a clear and more secure future. Our mission is clear: to create a world ready for the future. For more information, visit www.ricardo.com.