Favey will be reporting to Chairman and CEO Adrian Hallmark. He joins Bentley from Škoda, where he was Board Member for Sales and Marketing. There, he led the launches of the current model range, including the brand’s first fully electric vehicle, the Enyaq iV.

He joined the Volkswagen Group in 2009 as Head of Sales for Europe for Volkswagen passenger cars before becoming CEO of European car distributor Porsche Holding Salzburg in 2012.