Small is more: Citroen boss

Ms Linda Jackson, who became the chief executive officer of Citroen in 2014, is the first Englishwoman to helm the French company.
Ms Linda Jackson, who became the chief executive officer of Citroen in 2014, is the first Englishwoman to helm the French company.PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Linda Jackson says being small and nimble allows Citroen to compete with mega manufacturers

She may look a little like everybody's favourite aunt, but Ms Linda Jackson is a hardnosed automotive honcho standing her own in a male-dominated industry.

Since becoming chief executive officer of Citroen in 2014 - the first Englishwoman to helm the French company - she has witnessed a corporate revival equalled by none in recent years.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 22, 2019, with the headline 'Small is more: Citroen boss'. Print Edition | Subscribe