In this role, Dutfield will be responsible for the passenger car side of marketing for Mercedes-Benz. He replaces Nick Ratcliffe, who has left the company. Dutfield joined the company as a technical advisor in 1985, and has since progressed through various positions from dealer operations manager to product development manager. Most recently, he was the service support director. He will begin his new role in December and will work alongside the managing director, Dermot Kelly.
DaimlerChrysler UK has promoted Ian Dutfield to marketing director of Mercedes Car Group.