Group Lotus plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Miguel Fragoso
as Engineering Director. He will have overall responsibility for all
aspects of engineering at Lotus.
Miguel will be based at Lotus’ Headquarters in Hethel, Norfolk and will
report to the CEO of Group Lotus plc, Jean-Marc Gales.
A Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical
Engineers, Miguel has held a number of senior roles with the automotive
industry, most recently as CEO of Millbrook Proving Ground, where he
grew and diversified Millbrook from a proving ground and test site to
become a complete vehicle engineering development centre.
Prior to the role at Millbrook, he held senior positions in engineering
and corporate planning at General Motors, in the UK, mainland Europe and
Jean-Marc Gales, Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus plc, said, “I
would like to welcome Miguel to Lotus. His background in the automotive
industry in delivering vehicle programmes will assist in the delivery of
our growth plans for the future.”
Miguel Fragoso said, “I am delighted to join the Lotus team and I look
forward to contributing to the exciting future of Lotus, to help grow
the business and lead the teams that will continue to develop sports
cars that are distinctive, competitive, pure and possess unrivalled ride
Miguel Fragoso is an engineering graduate from Universidad Politecnica
de Madrid, and holds a post graduate in engineering from Glasgow
University where he was a Stevenson Fellow. He also holds an MBA from
the University of Chicago.