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PSA Peugeot Citroën has a new boss

AFTER three years of leading the Trnava-based PSA Peugeot Citroën Slovakia, Luciano Biondo has accepted a new challenge in his career and moved to another position within the PSA group. As of July 1 Patrice Peslier, who had managed the body shop of PSA Peugeot Citroën in Poissy, France, for one year has replaced him, Kristína Valová from the communication department of the Slovak arm of the automaker informed the TASR newswire.

AFTER three years of leading the Trnava-based PSA Peugeot Citroën Slovakia, Luciano Biondo has accepted a new challenge in his career and moved to another position within the PSA group. As of July 1 Patrice Peslier, who had managed the body shop of PSA Peugeot Citroën in Poissy, France, for one year has replaced him, Kristína Valová from the communication department of the Slovak arm of the automaker informed the TASR newswire.

Under the leadership of Biondo, the carmaker was the first in Slovakia to start producing cars with emissions below 100g CO2/km. In 2009 the carmaker also became the biggest car producer in Slovakia when it manufactured over 200,000 cars.

“Under his leadership the plant kept the leading position in quality, while it keeps achieving some of the best results within the PSA group in this term,” said Valová, adding that with the launch of the Peugeot 208 model the plant confirmed its focus on the production of cars with low fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

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