Groupe Renault UK has appointed Laura Brighton as its new Senior Events Manager with responsibility for all press and corporate events across the Renault, Dacia, and Alpine passenger car brands and Renault commercial vehicles.

Laura joins Groupe Renault from Rapiergroup where she has nearly a decade of extensive events experience, including successfully organising many high profile Groupe Renault UK events and conferences. 

Commenting on her new role, Laura said: “I’m very excited to join the team here at Groupe Renault and it’s great to have started already. We have a number of high profile events coming up in the remainder of 2018 and particularly throughout 2019 so I’m relishing the challenge of making these a great success.”

Matthew Bendall, Head of Press & Public Relations, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Laura to the team and I’m sure her extensive events experience will be invaluable to us and appreciated by our colleagues in the media. We’ve now got the Groupe Renault press office up to full strength as we look towards 2019 which is set to include a number of key new product launches.”

Updated contact details for the Groupe Renault UK press office:

Matthew Bendall
Head of Press & Public Relations – 01923 697653 – 07814 990247

Alistair Sommerville
Press Relations Manager – 01923 697592 – Mobile 07464 537744

James Bolton
Product & Corporate Communications Manager – Renault – 01923 697342 – 07812 967685

Callum Chamberlain
Product & Corporate Communications Manager – Dacia – 01923 697512 – 07989 434003

Oliver Lowe
Product & Corporate Communications Manager – Renault LCV and Corporate – 01923 697878 – 07816 397540

Laura Brighton
Senior Events Manager – 01923 697537 – 07825 754442

Charlie Roper
Press Fleet & VIP Relations Manager – 01923 697778 – 07816 641843

Ciarán Sands
Communications Assistant 01923 697363


About Groupe Renault
Groupe Renault has been making cars since 1898. Today it is an international multi-brand group, selling close to 3.76 million vehicles in 134 countries in 2017, with 36 manufacturing sites, 12,700 points of sales and employing more than 180,000 people. To meet the major technological challenges of the future and continue its strategy of profitable growth, the group is harnessing its international growth and the complementary fit of its five brands, Renault, Dacia, Renault Samsung Motors, Alpine and Lada, together with electric vehicles and the unique alliance with Nissan and Mitsubishi. With a new team in Formula 1, Renault sees motorsport as a vector of innovation and brand awareness.

In the UK, Groupe Renault UK has nearly 160 dealers selling the range of Renault cars, LCVs and Dacia. Groupe Renault UK sales totalled 113,988 vehicles in 2017.

For further information, please visit or @renaultukpr

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