Kate Thompson

Head of Marketing, Press and Public Relations , Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

Kate Thompson was appointed to the role of Head of Marketing, Press and Public Relations for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in September 2020. As such she is responsible for all the brand’s product marketing activities including planning and launching new models, all communications, digital strategy, ecommerce and events.

Kate joined Volkswagen Group in 1999, having begun her automotive career working in editorial roles for a number of fleet motoring titles with publisher emap (now Bauer Media). She worked in the Volkswagen Press Office for several years, establishing herself as a media relations professional before moving to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in 2015.