Aston Martin names Doug Lafferty as new CFO

Aston Martin Vantage Roadster

Luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin has appointed Doug Lafferty as Chief Financial Officer.

Doug is currently the Chief Financial Officer of FTSE 250-listed fuel retailer Vivo Energy plc.

He previously spent three years as CFO for Williams Grand Prix Holdings plc and 16 years in a wide range of senior finance and leadership roles at British American Tobacco.

Doug will be appointed to the Board as an Executive Director in summer 2022.

Lawrence Stroll, Executive Chairman of Warwickshire-based Aston Martin Lagonda, said: “I am extremely pleased to be welcoming Doug Lafferty to Aston Martin. His experience as a FTSE 250 CFO, his work for the Williams racing team and his multinational experience make him a phenomenal addition to our leadership team.

“On behalf of the Board, I would like to reiterate our thanks to Ken Gregor for the significant role he has played at Aston Martin Lagonda and for his continued hard work and dedication.”

Tobias Moers, Chief Executive Officer of Aston Martin Lagonda, said: “Doug is a high-calibre CFO who will be a fantastic asset to Aston Martin and is going to be a great fit for our team. I look forward to working closely with him when he joins the business this summer.”

Doug Lafferty said: “This is an exciting time to join Aston Martin, with the company establishing a stunning product pipeline, a renewed culture of operational excellence and a world-class leadership team. I look forward to playing my part in this new era for Aston Martin under the leadership of Lawrence and Tobias.”