Mazda UK managers honoured in Autocar Great British Women in the Car Industry 2019

Three members of Mazda UK have been honoured in Autocar’s Great British Women in the car industry Top 100 Industry Rising star award. A celebration of women’s role in the car industry, the Top 100 recognises female rising stars in the global automotive business.

Run by Autocar, in association
with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the top 100 are
selected from the following areas of the car industry: executive, marketing,
sales, PR and communications, operations, manufacturing, vehicle development,
people development, aftersales, new mobility and digital solutions and

For 2019 Clare Bishop, Sales Programming
and Analysis Manager; Tracy Howes, Network Development Manager and Rebecca
Hough, Business Manager are all honoured in the Top 100 Rising Stars. With 30
per cent of its senior management team women, Mazda was the first member of the
UK Automotive 30% Club to achieve this mix with its senior executives.

Mazda UK HQ, Dartford

Mazda UK Human Resources
Director, Liesa Neal is responsible for the development of Mazda’s most
valuable resource, its people. Commenting on the award, Liesa said: “congratulations
to Clare, Tracy and Rebecca, this is well earned regognition of their abilities
and enthusiasm, but I also see this as an award for everyone at Mazda UK and
recognition of our inclusive culture, which helps us recruit, retain and develop
people regardless of gender.

Clare Bishop

Bringing huge expertise across 11
years at Mazda in franchising, marketing and sales planning roles, Clare Bishop
said: “I am very proud to be recognised by Autocar,
I’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy the challenge of a variety of roles,
progressing my career within a company that has a strong sense of passion,
heritage and determination for success. I hope many more women have the confidence
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