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New Irish SEAT boss

CAR group SEAT has announced Cian O'Brien as the first Irish director since the company became part of the Volkswagen Group.

Mr O'Brien (34) has already worked with brands such as Renault, Lexus, BMW, Audi and SEAT at retail level.

Corkman O'Brien joins SEAT Ireland from Audi Ireland where he was the General Manager for Aftersales.

He takes over from Adam Chamberlain who will take up a new position in the UK.