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Aston Martin names ex-Ferrari boss Amedeo Felisa as CEO


Salon Prive at Blenheim Palace on September 25, 2020, United Kingdom.

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British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin LagondaAmedeo Felisa was the ex-boss of Ferrari NVAs the company’s new chief executive officer. He will succeed Tobias Moers.      

Felisa is currently an executive director but will be stepping down as a non-executive member of the company. She’s a longtime veteran in the auto industry.

The company, known as fictional secret agent James Bond’s car brand of choice, reported a wider pretax loss of £111.6 million ($139.15 million) for the first quarter, compared with a loss of £42.2 million a year earlier.

Roberto Fedeli was also the chief technical officer at Aston. He is widely regarded as Ferrari’s original hybrid supercar.

The British firm stated that the two new appointments would significantly enhance the senior leadership team and help deliver next-generation sports cars.