Patrick Fourniol joins Al-Futtaim Motors

Patrick Fourniol has been appointed as Head of Marketing for Toyota at Al-Futtaim Motors. Patrick joins the team from Renault Germany, where he was Marketing Director for Renault since 2011, and prior to this held the position of VP Marketing Communications Worldwide. He brings extensive industry experience to his new role and the Toyota brand, having served four years at Toyota Marketing Europe as Regional Senior Manager Toyota Sales Operations until 2007.

“Toyota is a brand and company I know quite well and love working for, and is certainly the leading brand in the automotive world,” says Patrick. “I was impressed with Al-Futtaim Motors for both the size of its operation and its clear and ambitious vision.Toyota, Al-Futtaim group and the UAE as a country represent a promising platform for growth. Contributing to their further success is very exciting and rewarding for a passionate marketer like me.”

Suzan Kazzi joins Al-Futtaim Motors

Suzan Kazzi has joined Al-Futtaim Motors as Communications Manager. Prior to this, Suzan was with advertising and marketing agency, Gmasco, where she overlooked Al Futtaim Motor’s PR activities regarding Toyota, Lexus and Hino. In the last two and half years, Suzan has worked exclusively on Toyota, managing the press launches of Toyota’s 2013, 2014 and 2015 line up in the UAE. Suzan will now develop and deploy Al-Futtaim Motors’ corporate communication strategy related to Toyota, Lexus and Hino for all internal and external stakeholders. Gmasco continue to represent Al-Futtaim Motors as an external agency.

“This is an exciting move for me,” says Suzan. “I am very familiar with Toyota, Lexus and Hino as I have been working on some of them for over three years from the agency side. I feel privileged to be able to develop and strengthen the business relationship with local and international stakeholders and further contribute to the success of Al-Futtaim Motors.”