Ewan Shepherd was appointed to head up Lexus in the UK as Director, Lexus Division, in March 2016.
He moved to Lexus from his position as Toyota GB Sales Director, a post he held from 2013 and in which he led Toyota to three consecutive years of growth. He succeeded Richard Balshaw as Lexus Director, following Balshaw’s appointment as Toyota (GB) PLC Director of Customer Services.
Shepherd joined Toyota GB in 1999 and held a number of field-based roles before his first executive appointment as General Manager, Operations for Lexus in 2006. In 2011 he took up responsibility for Fleet and Vehicle Remarketing before leading the Sales Operations team in 2012. His promotion to Sales Director followed in September 2013.
Born in Scotland, Shepherd is married with two children. In his spare time he enjoys taking part in wide range of outdoor sports.