The names were announced at the Autocar Great Women event, proudly sponsored by Nissan and held in Coventry in association with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.
The initiative seeks to celebrate the up-and-coming stars of the British automotive sector and shines a spotlight on the wealth of female talent that exists across the industry.
Candidates are selected in several categories including customer aftercare, marketing, manufacturing, mobility and digital, operations, diversity equality and inclusion, PR and communications, purchasing, sales – retail, sales – OEM, and vehicle development, as well as a category specifically for apprentices.
Among the Rising Stars recognised this year are:
Lyndsay Kelly – Senior Controller, Outbound Logistics
Alice Charity – Senior Controller, Inbound Parts Operational Logistics
Astrid Barsk-Knott – Section Manager, Lead Management & Customer Experience
Helen Marshall – Aftersales Marketing & Planning Manager
Alice Nicholls – Section Manager, Product Marketing
Rachel Clarke – Product Manager, Trade & Body Parts
Leonie Tapley – Content, Partnerships & Events Manager
Tamara Better – Product Communications Manager
Suziey Walker – Brand Communications & Internal Engagement Manager
Stefanie Bowden – Sales Performance Manager
Eve Davison – Maintenance Supervisor
Juljana Peter – Senior Engineer, Digital Hypercomp
Emma Rose Woolley – Project Management Degree Apprentice
Andrew Humberstone, Managing Director of Nissan Motor GB, said: