SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ricardo, an environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company with offices in more than 20 countries, has announced that Marques McCammon is the company’s new Global Managing Director, 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 business, establishing a unified worldwide presence with strong locally delivered services and representation.
Dave Shemmans, Ricardo plc CEO, said: “I am delighted Marques has agreed to head this newly invigorated global division, which will facilitate even closer collaboration between our globally distributed automotive and industrial teams to serve our worldwide customer base. With a highly experienced, respected automotive industry professional like Marques at the helm, we are seeking to achieve sustainable long-term growth and profitability by ensuring we remain closer to our customers and have a better understanding of their changing demands in all our markets. We can truly be world leaders in the future of sustainable mobility.”
McCammon has spent more than 25 years in the transportation industry, specializing in general management, product development, manufacturing, software-based automotive product advancement, and commercial and strategic leadership. Educated at North Carolina A&T State University and the University of Michigan-Dearborn, he initially worked in powertrain development with the then-Chrysler Corporation and later helped kick-start the company’s SRT performance marque after the Daimler-Chrysler merger. He subsequently moved to companies including ASC, Saleen and electric car start-up Aptera, before joining Intel subsidiary Wind River, where, as general manager and vice president, he directed global software systems product development, strategy, marketing and engineering services for connected and automated vehicles.
For nearly two years, McCammon has headed Ricardo’s business in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, focusing on sustainable mobility solutions to balance clients’ short-term internal combustion needs with long-term electrification and autonomy requirements.
“The industry is evolving like never before, and we support our clients with a more globally unified value proposition: from ideation through policy/strategy and all the way to product development,” said McCammon. “Our clients can trust Ricardo Automotive and Industrial to design and engineer the next wave of cleaner mobility and propulsion technology.”
Ricardo plc is a world-class environmental, engineering and strategic consulting company listed on the London Stock Exchange. With over 100 years of engineering excellence, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading edge and innovative cross sector sustainable products and solutions, helping our global customers increase efficiencies, achieve growth and create a clear and safer future. Our mission is clear –- to create a world fit for the future. For more information visit www.ricardo.com.