Inchcape Belgium appoints Joris Clavie as new Managing Director for BYD Belux.

Brussels, Belgium – June 20th, 2024 – Inchcape Belgium, distributing partner in Belgium and Luxemburg of BYD, and a leading global player in the automotive industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joris Clavie as the new Managing Director. Joris Clavie brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success in the automotive sector, making him an invaluable addition to the BYD Belux team.

After several years at D’ieteren where he developed a deep understanding of the automotive industry, Joris Clavie joined Inchcape Belgium in2017. First, as Toyota Belgium’s Sales Director, where he was instrumental in driving sales growth and market expansion. In 2020, he was promoted to Business Performance Director, a role in which he successfully enhanced operational efficiency and business performance.

Starting June 2024, Joris Clavie has been appointed as the Managing Director of BYD Belux. His extensive experience and dynamic leadership will be pivotal in guiding the company through its next phase of growth and innovation.

"We are thrilled to entrust Joris Clavie with responsibility of BYD for the Belgium and Luxemburg markets. We are convinced he will lead this worldwide leading NEV brand to further growth and push it to the next level," said Glafkos Persianis, Inchcape CEO for Europe & Africa. "His extensive experience and dynamic leadership will be instrumental in guiding our company through its next phase of development in Belgium and Luxemburg. We are confident that Joris will enhance our ability to deliver exceptional value to our customers and partners. I also want to take the opportunity to thank his predecessor Alexey Krapotkin, who successfully led the introduction of BYD to the Belux market on the arrival of the BYD brand in Europe end of 2022 and setup a competent and reliable team.”

Joris Clavie expressed his enthusiasm about joining the BYD Belux team, stating, "I am honoured to take on the role of Managing Director at such a pivotal time for the company. BYD Belux is at the forefront of the automotive industry, and I am excited to contribute to its continued success and to help shape the future of sustainable mobility in the Belux region."

As Managing Director, Joris Clavie will oversee all aspects of BYD Belux’s operations, focusing on strategic growth initiatives, expanding the company's market presence, and fostering a culture of innovation and excellence. His leadership will be critical in driving the company's commitment to delivering cutting-edge electric vehicles and sustainable mobility solutions to customers across Belgium and Luxembourg.


Joris Clavie - Inchcape BYD Belux Managing Director
Joris Clavie - Inchcape BYD Belux Managing Director

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