Proton Appoints New Lotus Acting CEO

Kim Ogaard-Nielsen, Lotus Group's CEO for the last two years has stepped down, leaving a void at the resurgent sports-car manufacturer. Who to fill his shoes? None other than Michael Kimberley, marking his second turn at the helm of the company. His last stint was from '83 to '91, which is closely associated in our mind with the last time the company carried the halo of radness until the introduction of the Elise. Lotus' corporate masters at Proton apparently think so too, although the slot is apparently an acting position. That said, it's what was claimed of Steve Jobs at Apple, and it's been nearly a decade now...

Proton appoints acting group CEO for Group Lotus [TheEdgeDaily]

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