KPMG has announced that Justin Benson has been appointed as the firm’s UK Head of Automotive.

Benson joined KPMG in 2000 and he is a Director within the firm. He has worked in the automotive sector for over a decade. Having led and worked on a wide range of projects, Justin has a wealth of experience in areas including supply chain optimisation, information technology, mergers and acquisitions and risk management. Alongside leading the UK automotive team, Benson will also continue his role as Brexit lead for the firm’s industrial manufacturing practice.

Commenting on Justin’s appointment, Stephen Cooper, UK Head of Industrial Manufacturing at KPMG, said: “I look forward to working with Justin, who brings an already established network, innovative thinking and significant operational skills to the fore at a time when the automotive sector is on the cusp of disruption from electrification, self-driving cars and mobility as a service.”