Barbara Bergmeier joined Jaguar Land Rover in July 2022 as Executive Director Industrial Operations, responsible for the important area of procurement and supply chain. Arguably no area has been as significant during the crisis as the security of supply of materials, raw materials and parts. The Industrial Operations organization comprises the former Manufacturing, Procurement and Supply Chain divisions. Previously, the German was with Airbus Defense and Space as Executive Vice President & Head of Operations. Bergmeier spent almost 25 years with the BMW Group in international positions, including Vice President Chassis & Drive Components and Vice President Assembly & Logistics.